TechValidate Research on Elsevier Digital Commons

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199 Customers Surveyed

1,001 Data Points Collected

12 Published TechFacts

3 Published Charts



Selected Research Highlights


Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

We are not at the AFTER COVID stage at all, but campus [leadership] strongly desires our safe local restart, and online collaboration and integration of campus systems (are) crucial.

Library Leadership, Educational Institution

Digital Commons Customer Research

In a post-COVID world, which of the following library roles are most likely to become more important/less important in support of academic departments?

Less Same More
Data management

2%

21%

77%

Open educational resources

0%

10%

90%

Library special collections

7%

35%

58%

Open access scholarship

1%

16%

83%

Digitization of primary research marterials

2%

24%

74%

Digital Commons Customer Testimonial

Our IR get more “famous” based on its valuable content (about) Distance Learning Methodologies and e-Texts that (it) includes.

Library Leadership, Educational Institution (Greece)

Digital Commons Research

What impact, if any, has COVID-19 had on the role of your institutional repository (IR)?

Not essential Not very essential Essential Very essential
BEFORE Covid-19

11%

11%

56%

22%

DURING Covid-19

3%

11%

42%

44%

AFTER Covid-19

3%

11%

44%

42%



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