Shared research repository announcement - The British Library

peter.suber's bookmarks 2018-07-02

Summary:

"The British Library, working with a group of cultural and memory organisations, is piloting a shared repository service for research content built on an open source platform. The repository aims to increase the visibility and impact of research outputs, making the knowledge generated by cultural institutions easier to explore and use for new research.

The Library has appointed open access publisher Ubiquity Press to build the pilot repository. It will initially be populated with research outputs produced by the project’s partners, the British Museum, Tate, National Museums Scotland and MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology), as well as the British Library’s own open research content....

The repository will be built using Samvera Hyku, a new, rapidly developing open source repository software in which multitenancy is a key feature. Hyku – developed initially in response to a call by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a National Digital Platform – has a global developer community behind it who have made huge progress in a relatively short time....

Link:

https://www.bl.uk/press-releases/2018/july/shared-research-repository-announcement

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oa.new oa.repositories.consortial oa.uk oa.bl oa.hyku oa.preservation oa.green oa.platforms oa.infrastructure oa.floss oa.glam oa.museums oa.libraries oa.ubiquity_press oa.repositories oa.ch

Date tagged:

07/02/2018, 09:15

Date published:

07/02/2018, 05:22