Monthly Archives: February 2008

Can you Digg it?

So after another terrible pun, it’s time to reveal the latest features to be added to the Open Repository service. After having worked through various user test cases, the download to EndNote and Reference Manager feature has been released to live for all production and pilot sites. This feature is available on both the individual… Read more »


Gratitude and Platitude

It’s very common for companies to gather together the positive feedback they’ve received and send it round internally, and I felt that it was high time we did the same for us. Although, I’ve removed any mention of those involved, to avoid potential embarrassment at such gushing praise, here are a few of our favourites… Read more »


New item move tool released for Open Repository

It’s been a little quiet on the blog this month, if not in the office. We’re proud to announce that Medecins Sans Frontieres,  Northumbria University and Helsebibliotekets are all moving towards their full production releases, and also to welcome the Museum of London as our newest customer. As always we’ve been fixing and tweaking where… Read more »


Open access and the developing world – read the latest

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) recently participated in The Berlin 5 meeting, Open Access: From Practice to Impact: Consequences of Knowledge Dissemination in Padova, Italy. Stefka Kaloyanova’s presentation acknowledged that research generated in developing countries is currently missing from the international knowledge base. Authors struggle to pay the financial fees associated with publication and… Read more »

Developing World Open Access Publishing

Sticks and stones

Hosted Repository Software: A seminar for repository managers The Repositories Support Project are pleased to announce a focussed event taking place specifically for repository managers using hosted or commercial software solutions. Thursday 27th March 2008, 10.00 – 1.00 SPLASH, University of Surrey, Guildford Do you use one of the following products? Digital Commons from BePress… Read more »


January Update

With the arctic winds blowing the threat of snow down to London, it’s time to catch up with what’s happened to OR during January before we’re all potentially stranded by a few flakes bringing the capital’s transport system to a shivering halt. It’s been a busy month; we hit the ground running and haven’t stopped,… Read more »