Bahir Dar University Institutional Repository is an open access digital repository that provides a platform for the storage, management and dissemination of scholarly works created by Bahir Dar University faculty, students and staff. It is a collection of research materials that are freely available to the public. The purpose of the repository is to capture, preserve and make available the intellectual output of the university, such as research papers, theses, dissertations, books, book chapters, conference papers, reports, presentations and other scholarly works.
The repository is managed by the Library and Information Science Department of Bahir Dar University. It is powered by the DSpace open source software and is hosted on the university’s server. The repository was established in 2018 as an initiative to promote open access to the university’s research outputs. All content in the repository is indexed and searchable in major search engines such as Google Scholar.
The repository is organized into several collections, including collections for the university’s faculty and staff, research centers, departments and other university units. The repository also contains theses and dissertations written by students. The repository provides direct access to these materials, and also provides a platform for authors to upload their works.
The repository is intended to facilitate the sharing and dissemination of research and scholarly works, as well as to provide an easily accessible platform for the preservation of these works. The repository also serves as a platform for collaboration, allowing researchers to exchange ideas and share data.
The repository is open to the public and is intended to increase access to scholarly works produced at Bahir Dar University. It is also intended to promote the visibility of the university’s research output in the scholarly community. All works in the repository are available for anyone to view, download and use as long as proper attribution is given.
Bahir Dar University Institutional Repository is a valuable resource for researchers, students and the general public. It provides a centralized platform for the storage, management and dissemination of scholarly works created at the university. It is also a platform for collaboration and the exchange of ideas.