Research Information interviewed, among others, Tom Cramer, Chief Technology Strategist and Associate Director for Digital Library Systems and Services at the Stanford Libraries, about trends in global usage of institutional repositories.
"While uptake has been disappointing, researchers have been keen to use the [Stanford Digital] repository to store theses and supplementary data," said Cramer. "Usage is increasing organically, as researchers realize the benefits of using the repository. We are also adding more functionality and funders are also starting to require the storage of data and research outputs."
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