Functional category: repository system software

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DSpace is an open source repository software package (currently managed by not-for-profit organisation DuraSpace) typically used for creating open access repositories for scholarly digital content. DSpace serves a specific need as a digital archives system, focusing on the long-term storage, access and preservation of digital content including text, multimedia and data sets.

repository infrastructure

EPrints is an open-source, GPL-licensed software repository package (developed and managed by University of Southampton) for building open-access, OAI-PMH-compliant repositories. EPrints is primarily used for institutional repositories and scientific journals. As of version 3.3, EPrints supports a flexible data model that can be managed through configuration files and many aspects of EPrints repositories can be modified through a centralised collection of plugins, extensions, styles.

repository infrastructure
Fedora Commons

Fedora (or Flexible Extensible Digital Object Repository Architecture) is a modular repository platform (currently managed by not-for-profit organisation DuraSpace) for the management and dissemination of digital content in the form of digital objects. Fedora repository software is used by libraries, archives and research projects to preserve and provide specialized types of access to very large and complex aggregations of historic and cultural images, artifacts, text, media, datasets, and documents.

repository infrastructure

IRStats for EPrints is a flexible statistics package (developed by University of Southampton) enabling easy processing of statistics on accesses to fulltext documents in EPrints repositories. IRStats supports tracking of publication downloads as well as tracking of who is downloading from your archive.

repository infrastructure

Institutional Repository Usage Statistics (IRUS-UK) is a JISC-funded usage-reporting service (managed by Mimas) designed to enable UK institutional repositories to share and expose statistics based on the COUNTER standard. IRUS-UK aims to provide a nation-wide view of UK repository usage by providing comparable, authoritative, standards-base data.

Note: IRUS-UK is one of the repository infrastructure components supported in 'Wave 1' of RepositoryNet+.

repository infrastructure

KeepIt is a JISC-funded project (managed by University of Southampton) aiming to close the gap between the digital preservation community and people responsible for live repositories. The project focussed on two key areas: 1) KeepIt course for digital preservation of repositories; 2) the development and implementation of preservation tools for repositories.

repository infrastructure

MePrints is a plug-in software module (managed by University of Southampton) providing a user-profile system for EPrints. MePrints was developed in a JISC rapid innovation project aiming to help all repository users have profile pages promoting their work and identity within the repository and beyond.

repository infrastructure

Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe (OpenAIRE) is an EU-funded project to build e-infrastructure supporting researcher compliance with the European Research Council Guidelines on Open Access and the European Commission's Open Access Pilot. In addition to developing software packages supporting the harvesting, enriching and storing metadata from Open Access publications and scientific datasets, OpenAIRE provides Orphan Repository & Search service for EU-funded projects.

repository infrastructure

Social Networking Extensions for EPrints (SNEEP) is a plug-in module deriving from a rapid development project (managed by University of London Computing Centre) to create extensions adding further key Web 2.0 features to EPrints. Specifically, SNEEP provides modular functionality for commenting, bookmarking, and using tags within EPrints repositories. More generally, SNEEP is designed to demonstrate how Web 2.0 technologies can be used in an institutional repository.

repository infrastructure
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