RSP news archive - was superseded by the Blog

  • Economic Case for Open Access

    JISC has released the report by John Houghton and Charles Oppenheim on the economic costs and benefits of three different models of scholarly communication - subscription, 'gold' open access and self-archiving with overlay services.

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  • Fedora Training Event

    On the 22nd and 23rd of January the Repositories Support Project hosted an event at King's College London to allow members of the repositories community to familiarise themselves with the Fedora software platform.

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  • Repository Services Day

    On the 15th of January the Repositories Support Project held an event at the University of Bath to introduce repository managers and administrators to a range of services available to help them in the day-to-day management of their repositories.

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  • RSP and the JISC Repository Projects Call

    If you are thinking of submitting a project proposal for the latest JISC Repository Projects call, this article explains how RSP can help you to contextualise your work, contact other people, and help to pass news, ideas and best practice around the community.

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  • Tackling the Preservation Challenge: Practical Steps for Repository Managers

    On Friday, 12th of December the Repositories Support Project held a joint event with the Digital Preservation Coalition, the Digital Curation Centre and JISC explore the issues surrounding digital preservation and repositories.

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  • RSP EPrints Training Day

    A lively event at the University of Northampton covered the issues surrounding copyright, IPR and repositories.

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  • A version too far Handling version information

    A new RSP Briefing Paper explains the distinction between versions of an article as it goes throught the publication cycle, and the recommended terminology

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  • SWORD energising repository deposit

    A new RSP briefing paper captures the essentials of SWORD (Simple Web Service Offering Repository Deposit) in an easily digestible form.

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  • Be persistent and avoid 404 errors

    A new Briefing Paper from RSP outlines how to ensure that URLs for items in open access repositories persist indefinitely, event through technology and platforms may change.

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  • New Briefing Paper: Specifying Repository Requirements

    A new RSP Briefing Paper helps administrators specify the requirements for a repository, as new interoperability standards, Web services and repository services emerge.

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