Institutional Repositories (IR) have become a staple of most academic libraries. They are generally populated by Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs
)and faculty peer-reviewed manuscripts, also known as post-prints in the parlance of green open access.
The IR managed by Western Libraries at The University of Western Ontario, Scholarship@Western, aspires to host the complete intellectual output of the institution. It is the home to faculty articles, working papers, over 25 open access journals, as well as several conference proceedings, and some digitized materials such as photographs, music scores, and historical university course calendars. Continue reading