Repositories Research Team Newsletter Out Now

For those of you who aren’t signed up to the JISC Repositories discussion list the first newsletter from the UKOLN and JISC
collaborative Repositories Research Team is now available here.

The aim of the newsletter ‘is to provide specialised information
to all those interested in Digital Repositories Research’.  This issue links to various acronymonious* pieces on Deposit API and SWORD, Repository Ecology, Dublin Core Application Profile for Scholarly Works and forthcoming events.  The team also have a wiki.

Other work the Repositories Research Team are involved in is listed as:

  • Helping projects find and exploit synergies across the programme
    and beyond
  • Gathering scenarios and use cases from projects
  • Liaising with other national and international repositories activities,
    including liaison with the e-Framework
  • Synthesising project and programme outcomes
  • Engaging with interoperability standards activity and repository architectures

*I’m told that acronymonious doesn’t especially work as clever wordplay.  I tried…

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