Cover sheets considered harmful
||Tonkin, Emma l.; Taylor, Stephanie; Tourte, Gregory J.L.
||Cover sheets considered harmful
||ELPUB2013. Mining the Digital Information Networks, 17th International Conference on Electronic Publishing 13-14 June 2013, Karlskrona, Sweden.
||The spread of the cover sheet is a divisive phenomenon. Their appearanceis geographically bound and their content situated in the local political andfinancial context. In this article we discuss the arguments for and against the coversheetin its guise as a fixture on institutional repository preprints, exploring theissue through statistical information gathered from survey material and from textanalysis. We lay out the reasoning behind the use of cover sheets in the UnitedKingdom and discuss their prevalence and the underlying trends. In this manner, weidentify concerns with the use of cover sheets from the perspectives of text miningand everyday use of repositories.
||institutional repositories, cover sheets, survey, copyright, text analysis
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