Presentation on theme: "Repository Developments UCCA, Farnham, 1 st November 2007 Peter Cliff."— Presentation transcript:
Repository Developments UCCA, Farnham, 1 st November 2007 Peter Cliff
Acknowledgements A big thank you to: Gareth Johnson Jackie Knowles and other colleagues of the RSP for their ideas and slides!
Repository Developments Overview: Where are we coming from? Where are we now? Where are we going?
Where are we coming from? or Why are we here? 1 Scholars share their knowledge, always have for example, the discovery of penicillindiscovery of penicillin Publishing facilitated sharing The Internet arrives Cost becomes an avoidable barrier Open Access
Where are we coming from? or Why are we here? 2 JISC Information Environment build an on-line information environment providing secure and convenient access to a comprehensive collection of scholarly and educational material JISC IE information environment development strategy 2001-2005 JISC Strategy Aim 1: Priority 7 innovative and sustainable ICT infrastructure, services and practice that support institutions in meeting their mission Build a national infrastructure of interoperable digital repositories (addressing institutional, subject and learning object repositories) JISC Strategy 2007-2009
Where are we now? JISC Repositories and preservation programme
Where are we now? JISC Repositories and preservation programme http://www.jisc.ac.uk/whatwedo/programmes/programme_rep_pres.aspx
Where are we now? The repositories: arxiv.org You!
Where are we now? RSP News and Events Events Programme http://www.rsp.ac.uk/events/index.php#future Institutional Support and Mentoring Talk to Us and Each Other!
Where are we now? Open Access LOTS happening – check: http://www.eprints.org/news/ http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/fosblog.html Directory of Open Access Journals http://www.doaj.org/ SPARC & SPARCeurope http://www.arl.org/sparc/ http://www.sparkyawards.org/ http://www.sparceurope.org/
Where are we now? Other sources of support: UKCoRR http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/guidance/UKCORR_Launch.html DRIVER http://www.driver-repository.eu/ http://www.driver-support.eu/en/index.html APSR http://www.apsr.edu.au/
Where are we now? Search services OAIster http://www.oaister.org/ http://www.oaister.org/dataproviders.html Intute Repository Search http://irs.ukoln.ac.uk/ ARROW http://www.arrow.edu.au/ http://stats.nla.gov.au/arrow/ GoogleScholar http://scholar.google.co.uk/ http://www.earlham.edu/%7Epeters/fos/googlecrawling.htm