When it comes to adding faculty publications to an institutional repository, time is of the essence. Many publishers allow authors to upload postprints to their institutional repositories; however, faculty do not tend to maintain their postprints for a long period after publication. How can librarians encourage faculty to report new publications in a timely manner? This recipe calls for hosting a reception honoring faculty with new publications, which combines a celebration of faculty achievement with outreach to increase IR uploads.
The Scholarly Communications Cookbook
(2021). A Recipe for Success: Celebrating Faculty and Increasing Institutional Repository Participation. The Scholarly Communications Cookbook.
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