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Review 'Nabe's excellent work presents the reader with an outline of information on institutional repositoreis and gives several examples of institutions that have implemented them....Nabe's writing styles is accessible and readable, yet he is also thoroughly professional and articulate, which makes this manual enjoyable and enlightening to read.' --Journal of the Medical Library Association, January 2011'I recommend this book...for any library specializing in archives, and archives that have libraries or plan to create digital repositories. Library schools must have a copy of this book.' --Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services, Winter 2010'Nabe's scholarly reference for larger systems of communication is a welcome addition to the 'How-To-Do-It Manual' series (No. 169). By filling a gap in early literature on Irs, this two-part volume guide librarians on how to go about implementing IR plans for their respective institutions....I would recommend that information providers...consider this instructive, practical, and timely reference guide an essential title on their bookshelf. Moreover graduate library and information schools now must also consider this topic in their course offerings.' --Archival Issues, 2011'This is a very handy book that is packed with good information and advice for anyone to immediately put into action and also refer to as needed....Even though information and development related to software and computer hardware changes quickly, the information in this book is, nearly two years later, still relevant and useful. The author covers all the significant planning, marketing, and policy issues and includes a review of concerns associated with use, expansion, and assessment of IRs.' --Catholic Library World, December 2011'This is a very handy book that is packed with good information and advice for anyone to immediately put into action and also refer to as needed?.Even though information and development related to software and computer hardware changes quickly, the information in this book is, nearly two years later, still relevant and useful. The author covers all the significant planning, marketing, and policy issues and includes a review of concerns associated with use, expansion, and assessment of IRs.' --Catholic Library World, December 2011 Read more

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