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Title: Three disposition policies of electronic theses and dissertations
Authors: Kapidakis, Sarantos
Κουλούρης, Αλέξανδρος
Καπιδάκης, Σαράντος
Koulouris, Alexandros
Item type: Conference publication
Conference Item Type: Full Paper
Keywords: ETDs;Access policies;Disposition policies;Πολιτικές πρόσβασης;Πολιτικές διάθεσης περιεχομένου
Subjects: Digital libraries
Electronic dissertations
Ψηφιακές βιβλιοθήκες
Διατριβές--Ηλεκτρονικές
Issue Date: 5-Jul-2016
Date of availability: 5-Jul-2016
Abstract: We examine the disposition policies of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) among three institutions: National Documentation Centre of Greece (NDC), Virginia Tech (VT) and West Virginia University (WVU) of USA. In addition, we compare the implemented disposition policies by the three institutions, and we analyze their similarities and differences. We select the three institutions because they comprise a representative sample of different national ETD initiatives. While the content of the dissertations and the technologies to provide them exist, the availability is limited by the absence of decisions concerning the applicability of policies. We suggest alternative access policies in order the ETDs to be more open and accessible to all. We analyze these questions and make suggestions about the solution approaches of these problems, especially solutions about the disposition policies of the digital material. Finally, we compare the implemented and the proposed policies.
Language: English
Citation: Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2003). Three disposition policies of electronic theses and dissertations. In Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD 2003), Berlin, Germany, May 21-24, 2003, pp. 84-90.
Conference: 6th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD 2003)
Access scheme: Publicly accessible
License: Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11400/20112
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