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Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 09:52:14 +0100
From: V.M. Proudman <>
Subject: Stimulating the Population of European Repositories results out

I was at the DRIVER Summit last week,
and you have probably come across the DRIVER Study press release by now.

It gives me great pleasure to share the DRIVER publication results on
populating repositories with you!
All material is open access from this page.

...[Excerpt from Study, pasted here by SH:

         Critical Success Factors for populating repositories and services
         identified by six European good practices

     2. Critical success factors specific to Institutional Repositories
         2.1 Policy issues

     **  Establish an institutional policy which mandates the deposit
     of academic output. This is the main factor for the successful
     population of an IR...

...end excerpt]

Vanessa Proudman
NEEO Project Manager
Tilburg University Library
Warandelaan 2
Postbus 90153
5000 LE Tilburg
tel: +31 - 13 - 466 2314