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Samvera - an open source repository solution for digital content
"Samvera™ is the new name for Hydra. Samvera is a grass-roots, open source community creating best in class digital asset management solutions for Libraries, Archives, Museums and others. The Samvera software offers flexible and rich user interfaces tailored to distinct content types on top of a robust back end – giving adopters the best of both worlds."
digital-library  libraries  repository 
february 2019 by tsuomela
Islandora Website
"Islandora is an open-source software framework designed to help institutions and organizations and their audiences collaboratively manage, and discover digital assets using a best-practices framework. Islandora was originally developed by the University of Prince Edward Island's Robertson Library, but is now implemented and contributed to by an ever-growing international community."
digital-library  libraries  repository 
february 2019 by tsuomela
Why So Many Repositories? Examining the Limitations and Possibilities of the Institutional Repositories Landscape
"Academic libraries fail to take advantage of the network effect because they manage too many digital repositories locally. While this argument applies to all manner of digital repositories, this article examines the fragmented environment of institutional repositories, in which effort and costs are duplicated, numerous software platforms and versions are managed simultaneously, metadata are applied inconsistently, users are served poorly, and libraries are unable to take advantage of collective data about content and users. In the meantime, commercial IR vendors and academic social networks have shown much greater success with cloud-based models. Collectively, the library profession has enough funding to create a national-level IR, but it lacks the willingness to abandon local control."
digital-library  repository 
may 2018 by tsuomela
DataLumos
"DataLumos is an ICPSR archive for valuable government data resources. ICPSR has a long commitment to safekeeping and disseminating US government and other social science data. DataLumos accepts deposits of public data resources from the community and recommendations of public data resources that ICPSR itself might add to DataLumos."
data  data-curation  government  crowdsourcing  preservation  archives  repository 
february 2017 by tsuomela
Home | Qualitative Data Repository
"QDR selects, ingests, curates, archives, manages, durably preserves, and provides access to digital data used in qualitative and multi-method social inquiry.  The repository develops and publicizes common standards and methodologically informed practices for these activities, as well as for the reusing and citing of qualitative data.  Four beliefs underpin the repository's mission: data that can be shared and reused should be; evidence-based claims should be made transparently; teaching is enriched by the use of well-documented data; and rigorous social science requires common understandings of its research methods."
data  data-curation  repository  qualitative  methods  social-science  research-data 
september 2015 by tsuomela
Ariadne - Ariadne
"ARIADNE brings together and integrates existing archaeological research data infrastructures so that researchers can use the various distributed datasets and new and powerful technologies as an integral component of the archaeological research methodology.  There is now a large availability of archaeological digital datasets that, together, span different periods, domains and regions; more are continuously created as a result of the increasing use of IT.  These are the accumulated outcome of the research of individuals, teams and institutions, but form a vast and fragmented corpus and their potential has been constrained by difficult access and non-homogenous perspectives."
archaeology  data  repository  sharing 
march 2015 by tsuomela
iRODS (integrated Rule-Oriented Data System)
"The Integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) is an open-source data management software in use at research organizations and government agencies worldwide. iRODS is a production-level distribution aimed at deployment in mission critical environments. It functions independently of storage resources and abstracts data control away from storage devices and device location allowing users to take control of their data. As data volumes grow and data services become more complex, iRODS is increasingly important in data management. The development infrastructure supports exhaustive testing on supported platforms; plug-in support for microservices, storage resources, drivers, and databases; and extensive documentation, training and support services."
infrastructure  data-curation  data  management  cloud-computing  sharing  repository 
december 2014 by tsuomela
ZENODO
"Zenodo is an open dependable home for the long-tail of science, enabling researchers to share and preserve any research outputs in any size, any format and from any science."
data-curation  data-sharing  science  data  management  tool  online  repository 
october 2014 by tsuomela
Databib | Research Data Repositories
"Databib is a searchable catalog / registry / directory / bibliography of research data repositories. "
data-curation  catalog  bibliography  repository  open-data  discipline  research 
august 2014 by tsuomela
A balancing act: The ideal and the realistic in developing Dryad’s preservation policy | Mannheimer | First Monday
"Data preservation has gained momentum and visibility in connection with the growth in digital data and data sharing policies. The Dryad Repository, a curated general–purpose repository for preserving and sharing the data underlying scientific publications, has taken steps to develop a preservation policy to ensure the long–term persistence of this archived data. In 2013, a Preservation Working Group, consisting of Dryad staff and national and international experts in data management and preservation, was convened to guide the development of a preservation policy. This paper describes the policy development process, outcomes, and lessons learned in the process. To meet Dryad’s specific needs, Dryad’s preservation policy negotiates between the ideal and the realistic, including complying with broader governing policies, matching current practices, and working within system constraints."
data-curation  preservation  repository  online  policy 
august 2014 by tsuomela
ZENODO
"ZENODO builds and operate a simple and innovative service that enables researchers, scientists, EU projects and institutions to share and showcase multidisciplinary research results (data and publications) that are not part of the existing institutional or subject-based repositories of the research communities."
data-curation  sharing  science  data  repository 
august 2014 by tsuomela
Hydra Project
"Hydra is a repository solution that is being used by institutions on both sides of the North Atlantic to provide access to their digital content.  Hydra provides a versatile and feature rich environment for end-users and repository administrators alike."
libraries  repository  software 
july 2014 by tsuomela
OpenDOAR - Home Page - Directory of Open Access Repositories
"OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories."
data-curation  repository  data  directory  open-access 
may 2014 by tsuomela
Dryad data file: Dryad Home
Dryad is an international repository of data underlying peer-reviewed articles in the basic and applied biosciences. Dryad enables scientists to validate published findings, explore new analysis methodologies, repurpose data for research questions unanticipated by the original authors, and perform synthetic studies. Dryad is governed by a consortium of journals that collaboratively promote data archiving and ensure the sustainability of the repository.
science  data  sharing  open-science  repository  biology  bioscience 
january 2011 by tsuomela
SHERPA
Award winning SHERPA is investigating issues in the future of scholarly communication. It is developing open-access institutional repositories in universities to facilitate the rapid and efficient worldwide dissemination of research. SHERPA services and the SHERPA Partnership are both based at the Centre for Research Communications at the University of Nottingham.
open-access  scholarly-communication  institutions  repository  archive  publishing  intellectual-property 
october 2010 by tsuomela
RepositoryMan
Leslie Carr
Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
I am an e-researcher in e-Research, a repository manager, the Technical Director for EPrints repository software and the Director of EPrints Services, a repository hosting company that funds software development for EPrints. I am also a Director of the Web Science Doctoral Training Centre at Southampton, where we run MScs and PhDs about the impact of the Web on human society, and vice versa..
weblog-individual  repository  archive  online 
september 2010 by tsuomela
Downs - Self-Assessment of a Long-Term Archive for Interdisciplinary Scientific Data as a Trustworthy Digital Repository
Long-term preservation and stewardship of scientific data and research-related information are vitally important to future science and scholarship. Scientific data archives can offer capabilities for managing and preserving disciplinary and interdisciplinary data for research, education, and decision-making activities of future communities of users. Meeting the requirements for a trusted digital repository will help to ensure that today’s collections of scientific data will be available in the future. A continuing self-assessment of a long-term archive for interdisciplinary scientific data is being conducted to identify the additional steps needed for it to become a trustworthy repository. Recommendations include a strategy for collaborative organizational sustainability, a model for submission and workflow to ingest interdisciplinary scientific data into a repository, and a plan for facilitating intra-organizational transfer between repositories.
science  repository  digital  e-science  data-curation  archive  project(Papers) 
august 2010 by tsuomela
A Metadata Best Practice for a Scientific Data Repository - Journal of Library Metadata
Digital data repositories ought to support immediate operational needs and long-term project goals. This paper presents the Dryad repository's metadata best practice balancing of these two needs. The paper reviews background work exploring the meaning of science, characterizing data, and highlighting data curation metadata challenges. The Dryad repository is introduced, and the initiative's metadata best practice and underlying rationales are described. Dryad's metadata approach includes two prongs: one addressing the long-term goal to align with the Semantic Web via a metadata application profile; and another addressing the immediate need to make content available in DSpace via an extensible markup language (XML) schema. The conclusion summarizes limitations and advantages of the two prongs underlying Dryad's metadata effort.
data-curation  science  repository  data-management  metadata  best-practices 
april 2010 by tsuomela
eScholarship Editions
The eScholarship Editions collection includes almost 2000 books from academic presses on a range of topics, including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction.

Access to the entire collection of electronic books is open to all University of California faculty, staff, and students, while over 500 of the titles are available to the public. Print versions of many of the electronic books can be purchased directly from the publishers.
online  repository  books  archive  e-books  e-librarianship  e-scholarship 
august 2009 by tsuomela
Sustainability : The Book of Trogool
When even scholars wanting to do the right thing and hand off their work to a responsible party cannot find anywhere to go, when enabling digital communication and the preservation of its results is an altruistic act in libraries instead of the bedrock of our mission, when worthy digital projects die because we in libraries do not notice and reach out to them, when we ourselves can't see our way clear to sustaining digital materials… we have a serious systemic problem.
digital-library  data-curation  archive  repository  sustainability  failure  memory  science 
august 2009 by tsuomela
Ithaka :: Ithaka Case Studies in Sustainability
As budgets tighten, will these digital resources be able to survive and thrive?

This question is at the heart of the Ithaka Case Studies in Sustainability project, a multi-year, international exploration of the strategies being used to support digital initiatives over the long term. Twelve detailed case studies present the steps project leaders have taken to achieve this, with special attention paid to their strategies for cost management and revenue generation.
digital-humanities  digital  online  repository  academic  library 
july 2009 by tsuomela

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