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What repository software should I choose?

Evaluation of an Open-Source Repository System
Available

Switch: the Swiss Education & Research Network

Date
August 2007
Description
A comparison of DSpace v1.4.2 and Fedora v2.2 for use as a repository for teaching materials. On the basis of this evaluation, Fedora has been chosen as a basis for the technical implementation, together with Fez.

Select for Success: Key Principles in Assessing Repository Models
Available

D-Lib Magazine, Vol 13, No 7/8

Date
July/August 2007
Sponsor

Richard Wyles


Technical Evaluation of Selected Open Source Repository Solutions v1.3
Available

https://eduforge.org/docman/?group_id=131

Date
September 2006
Sponsor

Richard Wyles

Project
Open Access Repositories in New Zealand, funded by the Tertiary Education Commission of New Zealand.

Repository Software
Available

http://rubric.edu.au/repositories/choosing_a_repository.htm

Date
2006
Publisher

RUBRIC: Regional Universities Building Research Infrastructure Collaboratively

Description
The RUBRUC project was conceived to assist regional universities in adopting best-practice emerging from a previous round of projects funded by the Australian Government.

A Technology Analysis of Repositories and Services
Available

https://wiki.library.jhu.edu/display/RepoAnalysis/ProjectRepository

Date
August 2006
Author

Mark Patton

Description
With funding from the Mellon Foundation, the Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University has conducted an analysis of repositories and services based on a methodology for connecting user requirements with repository programmatic features. The Sheridan Libraries considered a diverse range of content types and end user services by developing and gathering numerous scenarios from multiple institutions, and collaborating particularly with MIT, UVA, and ProQuest to evaluate DSpace 1.3.2, Fedora 2.0, and Digital Commons.
Project
Project Repository, Johns Hopkins University

Institutional Repositories, ARL SPEC Kit 292
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Date
July 2006
Publisher

Association of Research Libraries

Description
This report provides the results of a survey of institutional repository providers in US universities. Read a PDF of Table of Contents and Executive Summary

Criteria for choosing repository software
Format

pdf (142kb)

Date
November 2004
Author

Chris Taylor, University of Queensland

Description
This short report looks at Free Open Source OAI-PMH compliant software, as at 17 November 2004..