Open Repositories 2017 Isomorphic Pressures on Institutional Repositories in Japan
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Problem: How are IRs are legitimized (or not) by larger organizational structures in Japan?
Why is this important?
Rapid growth in IR numbers, infrastructure, technical underdevelopment, or other infrastructure barriers • Faculty submissions to IRs lagging (e.g., Dubinsky, 2014, Lynch, 2017…) • Research on IRs has mainly focused on Western Europe, North America, and Australia • Tensions in interests, Lack of public availability of research, produced with public monies, that remains inaccessible behind publisher paywalls…