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1 UKCoRR meeting University of Nottingham, November 2007 Mary Robinson SHERPA European Development Officer SHERPA, University of Nottingham, UK Repository Staff & Skills Set

2 Background In response to requests for job descriptions Aim: to identify key repository roles and the entire skills set needed to set up and run a successful repository Input from UKCoRR members and SHERPA partners Released August 2007

3 Repository Roles Repository Manager Manages the human side of the repository including content policies, advocacy, user training and a liaison with a wide range of institutional departments and external contacts. Repository Administrator Manages the technical implementation, customisation and management of repository software, manages metadata fields and quality, creates usage reports and tracks the preservation issues.

4 Repository Skills Set Management Software Metadata Storage & Preservation Content Liaison (Internal & External) Advocacy, Training & Support Current Awareness & Professional Development

5 Response UK Very useful! Ireland Spain it is going to be of a great help here in Spain; actually I have distributed the information through our repositories distribution list Alicia López Medina Head of Innovation Technology Library -UNED

6 Response Australia - RUBRIC ProjectRUBRIC Project –To establish and develop institutional repositories in participating Australian universities. –The RUBRIC Toolkit is aimed at new or existing institutional repository managers and captures the "best" of available advice, experience and outcomes available for institutional repository (IR) development in 2007.

7 Future & Feedback Update Annually Any suggestions? Repository roles Skills set – RAE involvement? Evaluation sheets If you use it in designing job descriptions, consider any difficulties you encounter and let us know.

8 Thank you!


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