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Aiding those in poverty: Oxfam partners with Open Repository
Open Repository clients upgraded to DSpace V1.8
Attend our free repository workshop at ALA Annual 2012
Open Repository is hosting a workshop at ALA Annual 2012 in Anaheim, CA. 'Institutional repositories and the Open Repository solution' will provide an overview of institutional repositories and their uses from both an in-house and hosted perspective. The workshop takes place at 10:30-12:00, Saturday 23rd June. Space is limited - please email
to guarantee your place. You can also visit us at booth #2113 anytime between 22 - 25 June to learn more about how Open Repository can meet your institution's needs.
New team members: James, Eva & Alejandro
Open Repository reaches 1000 followers
Open Access News
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has been brought in by the UK government to help make all taxpayer-funded academic research in Britain available online to anyone who wants to read or use it. The initiative is expected to be up and running in the next two years, and was announced by the universities and science minister David Willetts in a speech to the Publishers Association. As a well known supporter of free and open access to information on the web, Wales will help set up the next generation of open access platforms for UK researchers, as well as the format in which academic papers should be published and data standards. It is expected that this initiative is most likely to result in a central repository that will host all research articles that result from public funding.
JISC report on the benefits of open access to scholarly research to the public sector
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