Monthly Archives: October 2009

Digital Asset Management for Museum Collections

Open Repository recently hosted a repository workshop at the Museums Association conferencein London entitled Digital Asset Management for Museum Collections. Museums Association conference workshop slides </div The workshop focused on the increasing need for organizations to be able to digitally archive and manage their collections, including a presentation outlining how Open Repository worked with The… Read more »


The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and Open Repository is pleased to announce the first NHS Repository in the UK

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust> has a rich heritage as one of Europe’s leading centers in the field of oncology and its related sciences, publishing 350 peer-reviewed papers a year and with over 9000 papers indexed in Medline. The launch of this repository will enable The Christie NHS Foundation Trust to capture and showcase the… Read more »


Science and technology news in the developing world

There’s been a lot of focus on internet technology in the developing world recently. In late August Zunia Knowledge Exchange published a report which provides a detailed mapping of best practice for the implementation of sustainable local broadband access network. Last month the BBC’s blog explored how technology is shaping the developing world. In… Read more »

Developing World Open Access Publishing

Free Open Access Week webinar – 5 Open Access publishers in the spotlight for live Q&A session

There is still time to register for the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association’s free Open Access Week Webinar, which is taking place at 5pm UK time, on Tuesday October 20th. The panel session includes representatives from BioMed Central and Public Library of Science, AOSIS (an African open access publisher), Igitur (a Dutch university press), and… Read more »

Open Access Publishing

Updated release of Thomson Journal Citation Reports includes missing Impact Factors

Thomson have released an update to the online version of their Journal Citation Reports. This release includes official Impact Factors for BMC Systems Biology, Chemistry Central Journal, Diagnostic Pathology, Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neural Development and Radiation Oncology (which had been omitted in error from the earlier release of the JCR in June 2009) and… Read more »