What is a Repository?
There are many definitions of repositories. Sigma defines its repository as a free online database for collecting, preserving, and disseminating digital copies of materials authored by nurses for nurses. It deliberately keeps the definition and term materials broad to include works of nurses from all career levels, global locations, and settings.
Because there are a variety of different publishing and dissemination methods available for nurses, it's easy to get lost in the jargon. Now that you know more about what the Sigma Repository is, here are a few things that the Sigma Repository is not.