Fighting poverty together: Open Repository partners with Oxfam 2012-08-20


“Today, Oxfam GB adopts 'Open Repository' – the service from open access specialist BioMed Central, which allows organizations to build, launch, host and maintain their own repositories... Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty and suffering and to have the greatest possible impact on the lives of poor people worldwide... Capturing and structuring, and then showcasing, Oxfam's extremely large and ever evolving output of research and policy information from these programmes was a significant challenge for the organization. Through partnership with pioneering open access publisher BioMed Central, Oxfam now has a flexible, reliable repository solution which allows it to organize and share this material on a global basis... ‘Our repository, the Oxfam iLibrary, will have an immediate impact on our own ways of working internally and, with our new information website ( now live, will make our content available to external audiences across the world.’ BioMed Central's Open Repository service provides an extremely cost effective solution for institutions looking to showcase their open access research. Open Repository is built upon the latest version of DSpace, an open-source solution for accessing, managing and preserving scholarly works. Customers of Open Repository benefit from updated system features not only from DSpace themselves, but also from BioMed Central's team who are continually working to enhance their repository service...”



08/16/2012, 06:08

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Date tagged:

08/20/2012, 15:21

Date published:

01/27/2012, 18:25