Abstract: [Purpose / significance] At the important node of IR development entering a stable period and in the transition to the next generation of IR, this paper reviews the construction process, status quo and challenges of institutional repository in China, so as to achieve the purpose of accelerating and deepening the development of IR in China., [Method/process] First, it adopts the empirical research method combining the network survey method and telephone and email survey methods, and takes domestic universities, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and other scientific research institutes as the survey object to investigate the development status of the national IR; second, the survey results According to the comparative analysis of the university system, scientific research system and the overall situation, summarize the IR development achievements and problems. [Result/conclusion]Some achievements have been made in IR construction. The number of IR under construction and to be built is increasing, and the resource scale is increasing greatly. However, there are some problems in the development of IR, such as imperfect management policies, excessive access restrictions, unclear intellectual property rights, insufficient openness and low self storage rate.
Keywords: Institutional Repository; scientific research institutions; universities; construction status