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Information Environment Service Registry (IESR) is a freely available catalogue of electronic resources and research collections. Managed by Mimas and based at University of Manchester, IESR is a machine-readable registry providing quality-assured, constantly updated descriptions of resources (and methods of accessing them).

repository infrastructure

Institutional Repository Search (IRS) is a cross-search and aggregation service (currently hosted and managed by Mimas) providing an aggregated search point for UK repositories. Originally commissioned by JISC, IRS development was completed in July 2009, but the service has been running continuously since then.

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

Pilot National Name and Factual Authority Service 2 (Names2) is a prototype name-authority service (managed by Mimas) for UK repositories. The Names Project is working to uniquely identify individuals and institutions involved in research in the United Kingdom, making it easier to link individuals with the results of their research. The pilot Names system currently identifies over 40,000 of the UK's top researchers.

repository infrastructure

Publisher and Institutional Repository Usage Statistics 2 (PIRUS2) is a project (led by Mimas) demonstrating technical feasibility to create, record and consolidate usage statistics for individual research articles using data from repositories and publishers. PIRUS2 specifies standards, protocols, infrastructure and an economic model for the recording, reporting and consolidation of online usage statistics.

repository infrastructure
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