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A. Key References

Crow, Ryam. 2002. The Case for Institutional Repositories: A SPARC Position Paper. Washington, DC: Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition.

Jacobs, Neil. 2006 Digital Repositories in UK universities and colleges. FreePint. 200 (February 16).

Lynch, Clifford A. 2003. Institutional Repositories: Essential Infrastructure for Scholarship in the Digital Age. ARL Bimonthly Report (226).

Rusbridge, Chris. 2006. Excuse Me... Some Digital Preservation Fallacies? Ariadne 46 (January).

Smith, Mackenzie. 2005. Eternal Bits: How can we prepare preserve digital files and save our collective memory? IEEE Spectrum (July).

B. Repository Technology References

Blinco, Kerry, Jon Mason, Neil McLean, and Scott Wilson. 2004. Trends and issues in e-learning infrastructure development: a white paper for alt-i-lab 2004: DEST (Australia) and JISC-CETIS (UK).

Campbell, Lorna M., Kerry Blinco, and Jon Mason. 2004. Repository management and implementation: a White Paper for alt-i-lab 2004: Prepared on behalf of DEST (Australia) and JISC-CETIS (UK).

Flecker, Dale, and Neil McLean. 2004. Digital library content and course management systems: issues of interoperation: Digital Library Federation.

McLean, Neil, and Clifford Lynch. 2004. Interoperability between information and learning environments – bridging the gaps: IMS Global Learning Consortium and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI).

Wilson, Scott, Kerry Blinco, and Daniel Rehak. 2004. An e-Learning framework: a summary: DEST (Australia), JISC-CETIS (UK), and Industry Canada.

------. 2004. Service-oriented frameworks: modelling the infrastructure for the next generation of e-learning systems: DEST (Australia), JISC-CETIS (UK), and Industry Canada.

C. Repository Frameworks and Specifications

CCSDS. 2002. CCSDS 650.0-B-1: Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS), Blue Book (Standard) Issue 1: Consultative Committee for Space Data System.

------. 2003. CCSDS 651.0-B-1: Producer-Archive Interface Methodology Abstract Standard. Blue Book (Standard) Issue 1: Consultative Committee for Space Data System.

Olivier, Bill. 2005. The Framework: an Overview: Joint Information Steering Committee (JISC).

Olivier, Bill, Tish Roberts, and Kerry Blinco. 2005. The e-Framework for Education and Research: An Overview: DEST, JISC-CETIS.

D. Standards

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative.

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative. Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, Version 1.1: Reference Description (ISO Standard 15836-2003).

Encoded Archival Description (EAD).

International Standards Organization (ISO) Archiving Standards.

Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS).

Motion Picture Engineering Group (MPEG) MPEG 21.

Open Access Initiative — Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH).

E. Repository Operational Guidelines

NISO Framework Advisory Group. 2004. A Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections. Bethesda, MD: National Information Standards Organization (NISO).

F. Repository Policy and Costing

Barton, Mary R., and Margaret M. Waters. 2004. Creating an Institutional Repository: LEADIRS Workbook. Cambridge, MA: LEarning About Digital Institutional Repositories (LEADIRS), MIT Libraries.

Report for the DCC/DPC Workshop on Cost Models for preserving digital assets. July 2005. Digital Curation Centre.

Watson, James. 2005. The LIFE Project Research Review: Mapping the landscape, riding a life cycle. University College London. (Also available in Word format)

G. Digital Preservation

Bradley, Kevin (editor). 2004. Guidelines on the Production and Preservation of Digital Objects. ISBN 8799030918 published by the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives.

McHugh, Andrew. 2005. Open Source for Digital Curation: Digital Curation Centre.

PREMIS Working Group. 2005. PREMIS Data Dictionary, version 1.0.

------. 2005. PREMIS Working Group Final Report.

------. 2005. Use of the Data Dictionary: PREMIS Examples.

H. Survey and Comparison of Repository Software

Blinco, Kerry. 2004. Digital repository summary checklist of service requirements, with recommended best practices: Digital Library Federation.

Budapest Open Access Initiative. A Guide to OAI-compliant Institutional Repository Systems.

CARL. Institutional Repository Pilot Project list of tools and technology.

Crow, Ryam. 2002. Institutional Repository Checklist and Resource Guide: SPARC (Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition).

DiLauro, Tim. 2004. Choosing the components of a digital infrastructure. First Monday 9 (5).

Hickey, Thom. 2006. Repository Comparison, Outgoing (March 1).

Jones, Richard D. 2004. DSpace vs. ETD-db: Choosing software to manage electronic theses and dissertations. Ariadne (38).

Nixon, William J. 2003. DAEDALUS: Initial experiences with EPrints and DSpace at the University of Glasgow. Ariadne (37).

Taylor, Chris. 2004. Free Open Source OA -PMH 2.0 Compliant Software: APSR.

Gerard van Westrienen, SURF Foundation; and Clifford A. Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information. 2005. Academic Institutional Repositories: Deployment Status in 13 Nations as of Mid 2005. D-Lib Magazine 11(9).

I. Repository Users and Usability

Oblinger, Diana G., and James L. Oblinger, eds. 2005. Educating the Net Generation. Boulder, CO: Educause.

Sale, Arthur. 2005. Comparison of IR Content Policies in Australia. Hobart: University of Tasmania EPrints Repository.

J. Government Resources: Australia

ARIIC. 2005. Open Access Statement. Canberra: Australian Research Information Infrastructure Committee.

------. 2005. Summary of the First Report to the Minister for Education, Science and Training. Canberra: Australian Research Information Infrastructure Committee.

DEST. Systemic Infrastructure Initiative (SII). Canberra: Department of Science, Education and Training.

MCEETYA. 2003. Learning Architecture Framework: Learning in an Online World. Melbourne: Curriculum Corporation for the Ministerial Council on Education, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA).

K. Government Resources: USA

Atkins, Daniel E., Kelvin K. Droegemeier, Stuart I. Feldman, Hector Garcia-Molina, Michael L. Klein, David G. Messerschmitt, Paul Messina, Jeremiah P. Ostriker, and Margaret H. Wright. 2003. Revolutionizing science and engineering through cyberinfrastructure: report of the National Science Foundation Blue-Ribbon Advisory Panel on Cyberinfrastructure: National Science Foundation.

NSB. 2005. Long-Lived Digital Data Collections: Enabling Research and Education in the 21st Century: Report of the National Science Board: National Science Board.

L. Australian Repository Projects

Australian Digital Theses Program Expansion and Redevelopment (ADT).

Australian Research Repositories Online to the World (ARROW).

Meta Access Management System (MAMS).

Other Web resources

DSpace Federation.

DSpace WIKI.

Fedora Project.



Open Language Archives Community.