Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is one of the largest technical universities in the Baltic States. KTU is a research and study leader in various fields and has a wide spectrum of research teams, working in interdisciplinary academic areas. The researchers of KTU take active participation in joint projects and perform research in areas of physical, technological and social sciences. KTU is a member of several international organizations, one of the establishers of the Strategic Consortium of the Baltic Universities of Science and Technology (BALTECH).
The background for the development of the national repository – Lithuanian Academic e-Library (eLABa) was made by implementing the project of Lithuanian Academic Libraries Network development. KTU was a key institution developing Lithuanian Academic Libraries Network (LABT) and creating Lithuanian Academic Electronic Library eLABa. The Lithuanian Academic Electronic Library (eLABa) is based on FEDORA, stores about 20 thousand objects in a repository, mainly ETD’s (15 thousand) and research publications.

The Library of Kaunas University of Technology is one of the largest academic libraries in Lithuania. The Library is the central unit providing information services and access to knowledge and information resources, actively participating in the research evaluation, management and dissemination of research output using database ‘KTU Research Publications’ and repository KTU ePubl.

The Library is a member of international (IATUL) and national (LMBA – Lithuanian Research Libraries Consortium) organizations. The Library also participates in the events where national repository and OA is presented.

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Gintarė Tautkevičienė
Ieva Cesevičiūtė
Rasa Dovidonytė

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