Catalogue category: notable repository

This catalogue provides an overview of some notable repositories (prototypes as well as major sites), of interest to those developing, managing and working with research repository services.

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arXiv is a self-archiving repository service (hosted and operated by Cornell University) providing open access to e-prints in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.

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HumBox is a repository (hosted by University of Southampton) aiming to publish online a bank of good-quality humanities resources, for free download and sharing. Running on ePrints software, HumBox aims to create a community of humanities specialists willing to share their teaching materials and to collaborate with others in peer-reviewing and enhancing existing resources.

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Kultivate is an institutional repository project (managed by University for the Creative Arts) demonstrating use of repositories in the creative and applied arts. This project established a framework for repository enhancements, services and tools based on ePrints and aimed to increase arts research deposit in the UK Higher Education sector.

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NERC Open Research Archive

NERC Open Research Archive (NORA) is a repository (managed by the UK Natural Environment Research Council) for published material such as academic papers or reports that have resulted from NERC-funded research. Running on EPrints version 3, NORA supports the mandate that any published, peer-reviewed paper which has been supported by NERC funding since October 2006 is to be deposited in a repository (with acknowledgement of the relevant NERC grant or project).

repository provided by funder used by research author / pi URL is a repository (developed and managed by Edina) designed to ensure that all academics worldwide can share in the benefits of making their research output Open Access. For those whose organisations have an online repository, uses OARJ to direct authors to appropriate repositories. For those without a local repository (such as unaffilitiated researchers), the OpenDepot is a place of deposit, available for others to harvest.

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UK PubMed Central

UK PubMed Central (UKPMC) is a subject repository developed by the European Bioinformatics Institute, The University of Manchester, and the British Library. UKPMC offers free access to biomedical literature resources including: PubMed abstracts (about 22 million); UKPMC full text articles (about 2.2 million, of which over 400,000 are Open Access); Patent abstracts (over 4 million European, US, and International); National Health Service (NHS) clinical guidelines; etc.

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