Institutional Repository:An Effective Tool for Knowledge Management


  • Sardar Patel University, Department of Library and Information Science, Gujarat, 388120, India


The paper explores the Institutional Repository as an indispensable tool for knowledge management process. It also tries to reestablish Dr. S.R. Ranganathans' philosophy of knowledge generation, evaluation and utilization especially of nascent micro thoughts and its mechanism in contemporary digital arena. The paper includes concepts, definitions and types of knowledge and KM and IR. It provides criteria, structural design and functions of IR including HRM and IR application Management. It emphasizes that IR can be an effective tool for KM in higher learning institutes and universities with the help of the latest IR software and its peripheral technology.


Knowledge Management, Institutional Repository.

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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