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ETD Programs/Projects: Identification of Some Indicators for Success. T. S. Kumbar Librarian IIT Gandhinagar [email protected] 22 nd March, 2012. Outline. Introduction ETD Initiatives International Country specific India : Metadata & Full Text India : Institutional level

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Etd programs projects identification of some indicators for success

ETD Programs/Projects: Identification of Some Indicators for Success

T. S. Kumbar

Librarian

IIT Gandhinagar

[email protected]

22nd March, 2012


Outline

Outline

  • Introduction

  • ETD Initiatives

    • International

    • Country specific

    • India : Metadata & Full Text

    • India : Institutional level

  • Indicators: A study

    • Ranking

  • Conclusion


Introduction

Introduction

  • Thesis & Dissertations are unique sources of valuable information

  • Contain innovative ideas & solutions thus adding new knowledge to the pool of primary sources

  • Involves collaborative work of researchers & faculty

  • Providing easy & wider access is important

  • Institutions, national & international organizations have initiated ETD

  • In India UGC has issued regulations & notifications

  • INFLIBNET is coordinating efforts at national level


Etd initiatives international level

ETD Initiatives: International Level

  • NDLTD: Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations – over 100 universities

  • DART- Europe E-Theses Portal - 19 countries

  • DiVA – Academic Archive On-line- 28 Nordic countries

  • PQDT OPEN: ProQuest Digital Theses


Etd initiatives country specific

ETD Initiatives:Country Specific

  • Ethos: Electronic Theses Online Service (British Lib. UK)

  • Theses Canada (Library and Archives Canada)

  • ADT-Australasian Digital Thesis Program

  • DissOnline- German universities

  • NARCIS-National Academic Research & Collaborations Information System-The Netherlands

  • National ETD Portal: South African theses & dissertations


Etd initiatives in india metadata level

ETD Initiatives in India: Metadata Level

  • Bibliography of Doctoral Dissertations (1857-1993) and University News (AIU)

  • Indian Science Abstracts- List of Theses (NISCAIR)

  • IndCat : Online Catalogue of Theses - INFLIBNET

  • VidyanidhiProject: Indian Theses Database

  • Database of Theses and Dissertations - DELNET

  • Database of PhD Theses - NASSDOC


Etd initiatives in india full text

ETD Initiatives in India: Full Text

  • Shodhganga- a reservoir of Indian Theses

  • Vidyanidhi Digital Library of Indian Doctoral Dissertations

  • CSIR Explorations

  • KrishiPrabha: Indian Agricultural Doctoral Dissertation Repository

  • Self Archiving Subject Repositories

    • [email protected]

    • Librarian’s Digital Library-DRTC

    • Open Index Initiative- IGIDR


Etd initiatives in india institutional level

ETD Initiatives in India: InstitutionalLevel

  • Directory of Open Access Repositories- 53

  • Registry of Open Access Repositories- 83

    • Academic Institutions-27

    • Research Institutions & others -16

  • Out of these, nearly 20 are ETD

  • Shodhganga 45+ Universities


Etd discovery tools sources

ETD Discovery Tools/Sources

  • OpenDOAR : Directory of Open Access Repositories

  • OAIster (WorldCat)

  • ScientificCommons.org

  • BASE: Bielefeld Academic Search Engine

  • CASSIR: Cross Archive Search Service for Indian Institutional Repositories


Overview of a study of identification of indicators

Overview of a Study of Identification of Indicators

  • Background

    • Had 48 indicators listed in the form of statements

    • 33 out of 40 experts responded on 1-5 scale

    • 1 point standing for least importance & 5 points standing for highest importance

  • Objective

    • To find out most important success indicators

    • To list indicators according to the ratings based on experts’ opinion

  • Outcome

    • Indicators ranked on basis of their importance

    • Ranks allotted to indicators corresponding to highest ratings


Indicators by rank

Indicators by Rank


Etd programs

Indicators by Rank


Etd programs

Indicators by Rank


Etd programs

Indicators by Rank


Etd programs

Indicators by Rank


Indicators by rank1

Indicators by Rank


To sum up

To sum up…

  • Number of ETD initiatives have come up at national & international level

  • More institutions are yet to join these initiatives

  • Collection of ETD has to grow

  • To make ETD initiatives to be successful, number of indicators are to be considered

  • Study presented lists some of the most important ones

  • These success indicators can be considered as startup factors with required modifications


References

References

  • Westell, Mary

    Institutional repositories: proposed indicators of success Library Hi Tech Vol.24 no2 2006 pp211-226

  • Shearer, Kathleen

    Institutional repositories: towards the identification of critical success factors

    http://caisacsi.ca/proceedings/2003/Shearer_2003.pdf

  • Henty, Margaret

    Ten major issues in providing a repository service in Australian Universities

    D-Lib Magazine Vol. 13 no. 5/6 May/June, 2007

    http://www.dlib.org/dlib/may07/henty/05henty.html


Etd programs

Questions?


Etd programs

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