OpenDOAR: The Warehouse of Open Access Repositories

Abstract

Author(s): Basavaraja M. T

Institutional repositories are digital collections of the outputs created within a university or research institution. This paper has made an attempt to know the Open Access institutional repositories in various subjects in OpenDOAR. The Raking of countries and institutions are made based on the number of repositories in OpenDOAR. It is found that majority of repositories are multidisciplinary. The study also found that 22.42% of Articles and 17.75% of Theses are deposited in OpenDOAR. The study identified that the majority repositories are in English language (2400)and Spanish language (437). .

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