Texas Digital Library Conference System, 2015 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries

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Piloting a Peer-Review Process for Trusted Digital Repositories
Laura Waugh, Hannah Tarver, Daniel Gelaw Alemneh, Mark Phillips, Ana Krahmer

Last modified: 2015-03-17

Abstract


In 2014, the University of North Texas (UNT) and the University of Florida (UF) began a collaborative process to each complete a self-audit using the Trusted Repository Audit Checklist (TRAC) for their institutions’ digital repositories. In addition to the self-audit, each institution agreed to participate in a peer-review process for evaluating and scoring each other’s self-audit and supplied documentation. This presentation discusses the implementation of a peer-to-peer process for TRAC to build towards becoming a Trusted Digital Repository, documentation needed and resources available, and how this type of process supports future collaborations for achieving TRAC goals in digital libraries.


Keywords


digital repositories; peer-review; Trusted Digital Repository;

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