EPrints – Repository software survey, March 2009

Organisation/Company

Name: EPrints
Home Page URL: http://www.eprints.org/
Type: Not-for-profit
Other (Specify): -

Repository Software Product

Product Name: EPrints
Product URL: http://www.eprints.org/
Latest Version ID: 3.1.2
Cost: Free

Supported Item Types (Storage and rendition)

Documents (pdf, doc, ppt,...): current standard
Images (jpeg, gif, png,...): current standard
Video (mpeg, avi,...): current 3rd party
Audio (mp3, wav,...): current 3rd party
Learning objects (scorm,...): current 3rd party
Other: current standard
Other (specifics): Easily extensible for other types.

Thumbnail Previews

Image Files: current standard
Video Files: current 3rd party
PDF & Texts: current standard

User Interface Functions

End-user Deposition: current standard
Built-in PDF Making: current standard
Multi-language Support: current standard

Advanced Searching

Field-specific: Field-specific
Boolean logic: -
Sorting options: Sorting options

Browse View Options

Author: Author
Academic Unit: Academic Unit
Subjects: Subjects
Year: Year
Title: Title
Collections: -
Other: -

Default Subject Classes

LoC Classification: LoC Classification
LoC Subject Headings: -
DDC: -
UDC: -
Other: -

News Feeds

RSS: RSS
Atom: Atom

User Validation

Registration Required: current standard
LDAP Authentication: current standard
Athens Authentication: current 3rd party
Shiboleth Authentication: current 3rd party

Statistical Reporting

Top Downloads: current 3rd party
Count of Full Records: current standard

Software Platforms & Dependencies

Operating Systems

LINUX: LINUX
UNIX: UNIX
SOLARIS: SOLARIS
Windows: -
Other: Mac

Databases

MySQL: MySQL
Oracle: Oracle
PostgreSQL: -
Sybase: -
Other: -
Other (Specifics): -

Scripting Languages

PHP: -
PERL: PERL
JavaScript: JavaScript
AJAX: AJAX
Other: -
Other (Specifics): -

Metadata Formats

Dublin Core: Dublin Core
Qualified DC: Qualified DC
METS: METS
MARC: MARC
Other: -

Other Specifications

Other Specifications: Metadata Formats supported through plugins.

Machine-to-Machine Interoperabilty

OAI-PMH: current standard
SWORD: current standard
SWAP: current standard
RoMEO Integration: current optional
Other: FTP, WebDAV, Cloud Storage

Administrators' Functions

Bulk Import: current standard
Bulk Export: current standard
Cover Sheet Generation: current 3rd party
Customisable Workflow: current standard

Documentation & Help

Online Manual URL: http://wiki.eprints.org/
Discussion List: eprints-tech@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Helpline Email: -
Phone: -

Services

Training: Training
Consultancy: Consultancy
Site Visits: Site Visits
Other: Building and Hosting

Exemplar Repositories

1. Name: ECS EPrints Repository (Academic Publications)
URL: http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/
2. Name: eCrystals (Chemical Structures)
URL: http://ecrystals.chem.soton.ac.uk/
3. Name: UCA Kultur Repository (Creative Arts Outputs)
URL: http://kultur.ucreative.ac.uk/

Remarks

: -

EPrints repositories in OpenDOAR

List of Repositories: http://www.opendoar.org/find.php?rSoftWareName=EPrints&format=titles&step=50
Worldwide Google Map: http://www.opendoar.org/find.php?rSoftWareName=EPrints&format=gmap

Notes

  • Current - Features in the product version that users can download/install and use today.
  • Future - Features that are currently undergoing testing or are planned for a future version.
  • Standard - Features that come "out of the box" and whose removal or disabling would require special effort.
  • Optional - Features that come as part of the normal package but which users must install or enable if they want them.
  • 3rd Party - Features that can be provided using software or add-ins from third party suppliers.
  • [blank] - The product does not have the relevant feature.

The information in this data sheet has been provided by EPrints in response to an RSP survey, and has not necessarily been verified by RSP staff.

March 2009