Archive for the ‘Repositories’ Category

What Does The Evidence Tell Us About Institutional Repositories?

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

A talk entitled What Does The Evidence Tell Us About Institutional Repositories? has been accepted for presentation at the Internet Librarian International Conference (ILI 2012).  Details on the talk and its relevance to previous associated work are available in a blog posting on the Innovation Support Centre Web site.

Two ISC Papers Presented at OR 2012

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Two papers presented at Open Repositories 2012 were co-authored by staff of the Innovation Support Centre at UKOLN. The papers were entitled Open Metrics for Open Repositories by Brian Kelly, Nick Sheppard, Jenny Delasalle, Mark Dewey, Owen Stephens, Gareth Johnson and Stephanie Taylor and Can LinkedIn and Enhance Access to Open Repositories? by Brian Kelly and Jenny Delasalle. Full details are available from a blog posting on the ISC Web site.

Data Repositories Workshop at OR2012

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

The Digital Curation Centre (DCC)  in collaboration with the wider Research Data Management community is organising a free workshop on institutional data repositories in conjunction with Open Repositories 2012 , to be held in Edinburgh.

The key details are:
Institutional Repositories and Data Workshop – Roles and Responsibilities
Monday 9 July 2012 at 13.30

The workshop includes short presentations but the emphasis will be on informal and open discussion. Presentations will include an overview of activity in the UK as well as of the experience of US practitioners.

Further information and registration are now available.

We hope to see you there!

Doing It Differently Conference

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Stephanie Taylor of UKOLN will be speaking about new and more unusual developments in repositories at the Repositories Support Project (RSP) one-day conference Doing It Differently to be held at Sheffield Cathedral on 27 October 2010. The theme of the day will be to look at other approaches to repositories and repository-like functions. For the full programme and booking form, please see the RSP Web siteexternal link.

UKOLN Contribution to THE Article on “All about me, dot com”

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Brian Kelly was featured in an article published in the Time Higher Education entitled All about me, dot comexternal link. The article explored “the world of academics’ personal websites“. Brian made the point that “universities may lose access to material, such as posted lecture notes, if academics are operating outside the university domain. But then again, if IT services cannot cater for academics who want to manage their personal page in a more hands-on style, an exit from the university sphere might make sense.