Each university library will have their own process for archiving open textbooks in their institutional repository depending on their repository system and internal requirements.
Below is a basic process for contributing open textbooks to an institutional repository:
While Creative Commons licences allow you to distribute copies of the textbook through your institutional repository, it’s recommended that you don’t make these files public, and instead use the DOI or URL field to link back to Pressbooks. This will:
Since open textbooks aren’t reportable under the current Excellence for Research in Australia (ERA) guidelines you won’t need to include any reporting information for your textbook.
If you haven’t already, it’s a good idea to work with your library’s repository team to develop a written procedure for storing open textbooks in your institutional repository.