ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

An Evaluation of LIS Repositories in DOAR

The paper provides detailed picture of repositories under Library and Information Science (LIS) category available in Directory of Open Access Repositories (DOAR). In this study LIS repositories listed in Directory of Open Access Repositories (DOAR) are analyzed for number of items archived so far, software used, type of material archived in these repositories etc. Out of 97 repositories only 89 repositories listed under Library and Information Science in DOAR were searchable. These working repositories are also searched one by one in order to assess the visibility of Web 2.0 features in them. The study discloses the leading countries with repositories providing LIS content and also highly used software used in these repositories. The study goes further, and tries to dig out information related to the adoption of Web 2.0 features in these repositories.



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