Personal Data in a Large Digital Library

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Personal Data in a Large Digital Library
The RePEc Economics library offers the largest distributed source of freely downloadable scientific research reports in the world. RePEc also contains details about Economics institutions, publication outlets and people working in the field. All this data forms a large relational dataset. In this paper we describe HoPEc, a system that allows to implement access control records for personal data within RePEc. The bulk of these data describe the authors of documents. These data are maintained by the authors themselves. We discuss the technical and social aspects of this system. This paper is available online at The work discussed here has received financial support by the Joint Information Systems Committee of the UK Higher Education Funding Councils through its Electronic Library Programme. Markus J.R. Klink is especially grateful for the support and helpful comments of his supervisor Stefan Kuhlins of Mannheim University. Thomas Krichel th...
José Manuel Barrueco Cruz, Markus J. R. Kli
Added 24 Aug 2010
Updated 24 Aug 2010
Type Conference
Year 2000
Authors José Manuel Barrueco Cruz, Markus J. R. Klink, Thomas Krichel
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