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Institutional Repository Funding Confirmed for Phase Two
July 7, 2015
To: BC ELN Library Directors
Cc: BC IR Network Advisory Committee
Subject: Institutional Repository Funding Confirmed for Phase Two
BC ELN is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Advanced Education has confirmed $50,000 in funding for phase two of the BC Institutional Repository Network.
The letter from AVED confirms that funding will support the second year of the project, which will include continued development of the institutional repositories, development of a discovery layer, and establishment of a plan for project sustainability.
Work on the IR Network is progressing full steam ahead through the summer months. The Implementation Working Group and Advisory Committee continue to meet to ensure project goals are being met. Developments on the horizon include a new IR Network name and logo, a website, and content deposited in early adopter sites by this fall.
Contact:Debbie Schachter Chair, BC IR Network Advisory Committee Director, Learning Resources and Interim Director, Student Affairs and Services Douglas College 604-527-5182 firstname.lastname@example.org Anita Cocchia BC Electronic Library Network 778.782.7004 778.839.3496 mobile email@example.com