Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln



This paper deals with the professional partnership between librarian and faculty members in preserving dan publishing the intellectual heritages through the institutional repositories at Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University, Jakarta. As a new model or innovation of preservation and publishing, institutional repositories are regarded as the complex project. The collaboration among stakeholders, therefore, is required to the successful development of institutional repositories within the university. By using descriptive study, this paper explores the initiative program of the institutional repositories development and the roles of the librarian in bridging the self-submission by faculties. Based on the study, it was found that Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University has initiated the development of institutional repositories since 2010, and right now has become one of the biggest repositories among the Islamic universities in Indonesia. The proactive roles of the librarian as the repositories organizer and the willingness of librarians to collaborate with the faculties are the key factors of the successful development of the institutional repositories