Institutional repository is an on-line locus for collecting, preserving and disseminating in digital form the intellectual output of an institution particularly universities.  This depository is provided by Dspace open source software jointly developed by MIT Libraries and Hewlett Packard Labs, with the objective of open access movement.
             It includes theses, dissertations, seminar papers, articles, pre-prints, course materials, and administrative documents etc. of the University community.