- Step 1 - Open Access Policy and Repository Preservation Plan
Formulate an open access policy and then a repository preservation plan which leads to planning for and building repository management capacity, all of which, are designed to produce a trustworthy academic research repository.
- Proposed systems life cycle for open access academic research repositories
Below are links to information regarding the digital scholarly communication systems life cycle for open access academic research repositories, as demonstrated in the diagram above.
The principles of an open access policy.
Usually for the repository director to formulate in collaboration with institutional management.
The principles of a repository preservation plan.
Usually for the repository manager to formulate in collaboration with the institutions IT department.
The principles of a trustworthy academic research repository audit.
Usually an understanding between the repository management team and the institutions research office.