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Short Definition: An online digital collection of research outputs focused around a specified discipline.
Extended Definition: An online digital collection of research outputs focused around a specified discipline. Subject repositories centralise, preserve, and make accessible the knowledge generated by researchers working in that discipline. Researchers may submit and make available any version or many versions of outputs via an appropriate subject repository depending on the collection criteria of that repository.
Synonyms: Open access repository, institutional repository, data repository, repository, disciplinary repository
Term Lead: Kathleen Shearer