"Professors contribute to Institutional Repositories (IRs) to make their materials widely accessible in keeping with the benefits of Open Access. However, universities' commitment to IRs depends on building trust with faculty and solving copyright concerns. Digital preservation and copyright management in IRs should be strengthened to increase faculty participation."
"Faculty members are motivated to participate in IRs to the extent that they believe that materials in IRs are easily and permanently accessible and that their contribution to IRs will provide benefits for end-users. Professors are also encouraged by a perception of trust in users' abilities to make appropriate use of IR materials and in the university's long-term commitment to IRs." Weiterlesen