Grow

See the sections listed ehre for advice on expanding the content of your repository and increasing its utilisation.

Advocacy

Information on promoting the repository within your institution and increasing deposit rates.

Initial content

Some quick win ideas for getting your repository moving and rapidly increasing deposits.

Registration

Advice on increasing the visibility of your repository outside your institution by registering with specialist services. Also includes details of the machine-to-machine protocols used to automatically populate various directories and services.

Optimisation

Most users will find the content in your repository through the major search engines such as Google.. This section contains advice on ensuring that your repository is visible to search engines and optimised for high rankings.

Measuring success

Information on how to benchmark your repository and measure the utilisation of its content.

Embedding

Information on how to integrate your repository into your institutional systems, processes and policies.