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First successful RJ Broker tests on live repository platforms

June 20, 2013

As part of the preliminary work for rolling out the Repository Junction Broker service for automated delivery of EuropePMC articles to the UK repository network, the RJB Team at EDINA is now carrying out transfer tests on live EPrints- and DSpace-based institutional repositories (with Fedora-based IRs shortly to follow).

Spring 2013 euroCRIS membership meeting in Bonn

May 14, 2013

Monday and Tuesday the RepNet has been attending the Spring 2013 euroCRIS member meeting at the German Research Foundation (DFG) in Bonn, Germany. Together with a reduced British contingent including Anna Clements from U of St Andrews and Rosemary Russell and Brigitte Joerg from UKOLN-University of Bath (plus of course Keith Jeffery), the RepNet has taken the opportunity to catch up with recent progress in CERIF-based CRIS development and implementation.

UKRepNet featured at the COAR Newsletter

May 3, 2013

A short two-paragraph piece on the UK RepositoryNet+ project is featured in the 'Reports from the Regions' section of the recently released COAR Newsletter No. 6 (May 2013). The Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) is an international association of repository initiatives launched October 2009 and representing 90 institutions worldwide - EDINA National Data Centre amongst them.