Tilburg University Repository
An Institutional Repository is a data base with the titles of publications written by the researchers of a university. Sometimes, the publications are fulltext and freely available.
The Tilburg University Repository is the Institutional Repository of Tilburg University. The main goal of the Repository is to increase the usability, accessibility and visibility of research and academic output by Tilburg University, both nationally and internationally.
Tilburg University Repository archives the titles of scientific publications of Tilburg researchers. Some 20% of these publications are full text available without copyright restrictions.
Most repositories use a protocol which enables the coupling of repositories worldwide. In that way, publications are made publicly available through the Internet and will be found by search engines.
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The Publication lists by faculty, provide an overview of the complete academic output of selected Tilburg researchers. Many publications in the lists are full text available.
Experts & Expertise gives researchers the possibility to include a link to his or her publication list. This list is generated from the Tilburg University Repository.
NARCIS is the Institutional Repositories network of all Dutch universities, the KNAW, the NWO and several research institutions. NARCIS has been developed to increase the visibility of Dutch scholarly research. It gives free and open access to all content for everyone with no restrictions.
National Theses site (in Dutch: Nationale Proefschriftensite) is a data base with doctoral theses defended at Dutch universities. It is a subset of NARCIS and it only contains the theses which are free and fulltext available!
Economists Online presents Europe's leading economics research. The research of near to 900 economists of nineteen European universities is visible, accessible and searchable, providing as much full text publications as possible. From Tilburg University, more than 100 economists have been selected.
Google Scholar is a search engine for scholarly literature originating from university repositories, professional societies, preprint archives and academic publishers. Also citations are presented, with a link to te source. Yet, the source is not always online available.
… to the researcher
- The repository provides free, worldwide access to scientific information.
- By depositing research results in a repository, research results are available faster than by publishing them in a journal article.
- Scientific publications available through the internet are read more often than paper-only publications.
- Scientific publications in repositories are found with high 'relevance ranking' in search engines such as Google Scholar, Yahoo! and Scirus.
- Worldwide visibility and long term accessibility increases the chances that your work will be quoted.
- The National Library of the Netherlands is responsible for long term preservation of digital documents in the e-Depot and guarantees that your full text publication remains accessible for at least a hundred years.
- By depositing your publications in a repository, you will save time when it comes to administrative tasks, such as maintaining publication lists and the dissemination of your publications.
- The library archives the documents and assigns enduring links to your full text publications.
- Scientific communication will be improved by increasing the accessibility of scientific information.
… to the university
- The visibility of the academic output of Tilburg University will be increased.
- A repository enables the university to publish its own scientific research and to make it available to all of its researchers.
- The quality of the university's academic output is an effective way of promotion for the university.
- A repository contributes to the social function of the university.
- A repository makes electronic publishing easier and makes room for innovations in scientific communication.
- Also without an (increasingly expensive) subscription on a scientific journal, you can have access to what has been researched and written.
Library and IT Services is responsible for the Tilburg University Repository. If you want to have more information about the Repository, do not hesitate to contact one of the team members of Academic Support mentioned below.
- Information specialist Institutional Repository and Open Access
- Coordination Tilburg University Repository
- Contact person Copyright Information Point
- Contact person for submitting digital PhD theses to the library
- Local contact for national activities related to repositories and Open Access
- Co÷rdination completion electronic publication lists
- Co÷rdination avalability electronic PhD Theses
- Co÷rdination availability latest publications and full-text
- Acquisition recent publications and full-text
- Providing support copyright with regard to publication lists