Repositories increasingly play a pivotal role in the emerging information landscape. Through the format of blending open user group meetings for DSpace, Fedora, and Eprints, followed by general conference sessions that cover cross-cutting and overarching issues, Open Repositories attempts to create an opportunity to explore the challenges faced by user communities and others in today's world.

Recent Submissions

  • From the Desktop to the Cloud: Leveraging Hybrid Storage Architectures in Your Repository 

    Tarrant, David; Brody, Tim; Carr, Leslie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-19)
    Repositories collect and manage data holdings using a storage device. Mainly this has been a local file system, but recently attempts have been made at using open storage products and cloud storage solutions, such as Sun's ...
  • Cloud Task Replica - Towards a Preservation Strategy 

    Rodgers, Richard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-19)
    This presentation will share our experience in the design of a replication management system which attempts to go beyond standard IT backup practices, which protect only against isolated, local, technical or procedural ...
  • DuraSpace 

    Kimpton, Michele; Payette, Sandy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-19)
    The DSpace Foundation and Fedora Commons are investigating the feasibility and interest of a new service, DuraSpace, to serve academic libraries, universities, and other organizations in providing perpetual access to digital ...
  • 4th International Conference on Open Repositories Program 

    Unknown author (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
  • FESL: Fedora Enhanced Security Layer (A Community-Based Project) 

    Shin, Eddie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-20)
    While there have been many significant changes to Fedora since the release of Fedora 3.0, there has not been any new work in the area of authentication and authorization. At the same time, there have been many requests ...
  • Enhanced Content Models for Fedora 

    Blekinge-Rasmussen, Asger (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-21)
    This presentation introduces Enhanced Content Models for Fedora. Enhanced Content Models have a number of new features compared to the Fedora 3.0 content models. First of these is the more elaborate specification of the ...
  • PhotoCat: Implementing a Cataloging Tool for a Live Fedora Repository 

    Ozakca, Muzaffer; Dunn, Jon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-21)
    In this presentation, we will discuss the development process of a metadata cataloging application called PhotoCat (short for Photo Cataloging Application) created by the Indiana University Digital Library Program to allow ...
  • Wrap Up / Next Steps 

    Devakos, Rea; Kimpton, Michele; Andersson, Urban (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-21)
  • DuraSpace 

    Kimpton, Michele; Payette, Sandy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-19)
    The DSpace Foundation and Fedora Commons are investigating the feasibility and interest of a new service, DuraSpace, to serve academic libraries, universities, and other organizations in providing perpetual access to digital ...
  • Promoting Your Research with Citeline - An Advanced Bibliographic Citation Publishing Service 

    Thomas, Sean (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-20)
    Faculty, their collaborators and affiliated research groups, and associated support staff are often burdened with exposing and promoting their research contributions across multiple departmental, center, laboratory, and ...
  • Building an Institutional Repository in Hard Times 

    Holt, Michael; Oguz, Fatih; Landis, Cliff (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
    This poster presents an overview of an exploratory research initiative to examine and assess the viability of developing an institutional repository system at a teaching-oriented four-year university with minimal monetary ...
  • Desktop, Web & Cloud Integration Workshop 

    Field, Adam; Tarrant, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-21)
    In this session you will have the opportunity to manage an EPrints 3.2 repository and integrate it with your own desktop machine and cloud storage. This session will cover: * An introduction to building and managing a ...
  • Digitization of Special Collection at Indian Statistical Institute: An Initiative 

    Murthy, Madaiah Krishna (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
    The paper discusses the implementation of Dspace at the Indian Statistical Institute and incorporating S.R. Ranganathan collections including bibliography of the works by and on Dr. S.R. Ranganathan (SRR), extracts from ...
  • UPR Digital Repository Instrument of Community of Practice to Support Research 

    Centeno, Purisima (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
    The poster presentation illustrates all the steps to create a UPR Digital Repository, the structures and the impact of this development in support the research and creative work in UPR. These initiative it's part of the ...
  • Repositories and CRISes for Research Management 

    Carr, Leslie A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-20)
    Research assessment has become a major business activity for the UK academic community. A national research assessment excercise is distributing funding worth £7.5 billion to the community. A number of UK universities ...
  • Linnean Online and SNEEP 

    Davis, Richard Miles (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-20)
    I will outline ongoing work by the University of London Computer Centre and the Linnean Society of London to provide online access to a large quantity of digitised material from the archives of the 18th Century scientist ...
  • Sharing System of Annotation for PDF Papers 

    Aoyama, Toshihiro (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
    Recently, academic publications have been stored into many repositories. Researchers can get digital printed articles (PDF) through network. Some search sites is also useful for researchers to search these publications. ...
  • Using VuFind To Find Repository Items 

    Hansard, Larry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
    VuFind is a front-end discovery tool enabling users to search metadata from the Georgia Tech Library's catalog and from the Georgia Tech Library's digital repository ( simultaneously. The Georgia ...
  • An Institutional Repository for Use in Creative and Applied Arts 

    Brody, Tim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-20)
    The Kultur project was a 2 year JISC funded project to investigate the requirements for a visual arts research repository. Kultur used the EPrints software to build a basic repository that was then extended to provide ...
  • An Introduction to EPrints 3.2 

    Carr, Leslie A.; Brody, Tim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-20)
    In this session we will be introducing EPrints 3.2 and some of the new features. These include: * Storage Controller - allows hybrid solutions to be built using both local and cloud level storage. * FTP and WebDAV ...

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