Institutional Repository System: A case study of Higher Educational Institutes Libraries in Pune

  • Viraj Jadhav
Keywords: Institutional Repository, Software for Institutional Repository, Higher Educational Institutes, digital resources.


Institutional repository are an important infrastructure with the mechanism to store, pressure, identity and retrieve the intellectual collections including research studies of students, faculty members of a single institution or multi – institutions in digital form which play a significant role in the research life cycle. Institutional repository are becoming prevalent in the higher education sector with the changes in technology, scholarly practices, etc. Higher education institutions are grappling to create a functional institutional repositories to facilities the growth in teaching, learning and research study. This study paper focused on the concept of institutional repository, implemented in higher educational institutes, selection of software, various services rendered by the libraries; and various digital resources possess by the selected higher educational institutions. This study also focused on the various measures taken by the libraries for effective functioning of repository system.


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