Development of Disciplinary Repositories: A Case Study of Open DOAR
Jan, Rosy; Khan, Nadim Akhtar
Organizations across the world are ensuring their visibility online. They are making their intellectual contents available for all in the form of repositories. Creation of disciplinary repository is an essential effort in this direction. The study takes the glimpses from open-DOAR by making it main source from data collection to highlight the present scenario of these repositories. There are 145 English language Disciplinary repository developed so for in the orld .Continent wise analysis shows up that 53% of these are hosted by North America and least hosted by Africa (1%). Country wise analysis highlights that US constituted 48% with 18% contribution from UK side. India has also experimented in the field with 3% repositories. Highest present of repositories 20% is devoted to the field of History and Archeology followed by Geography and regional studies (16%), Computes and IT (12%) Law and Political Science and ultidisciplinary (11%) each. Figures indicate that journal articles occupy largest space in the repository and least space is occupied by patents.