Before you start

This section provides the information that you will need to know before embarking on the process of setting up your repository. There are five sections to explore:

What is a repository?

This section explains repositories and their different variants.

Open access

What is Open access in the context of a repository?


This section explains the gains that can be mady by various parties through the use of repositories.

Changing the culture

Creating a successful repository will require changes to the culture of your institution. This section outlines some of the challenges.

Planning checklist

Our planning checklist will help you to ensure that you have considered all of the relevant questions before launching your repository project.