Open Access Institutional Repositories (OA IRs):

Leadership, Direction and Launch

University of Southampton. 25th and 26th January, 2005.

Joining Instructions


Southampton University

Proposed Programme

Day 1: Practical Guidelines. Tuesday Jan 25th.
Session 1 (Main lecture theatre 1077)
10:00 Coffee & Registration (Sara Champion Room)
Session 1: Getting Started (Main lecture theatre 1077)
10:30 - 10:40Introduction to the day from the Chair
10:40 - 11:10"Open Access for IRs - what you need to know" Steve Hitchcock
11:10 - 11:30Introducing the parallel sessions, Chris Gutteridge, Pauline Simpson
11:30 - 13:00Session 2
Session 2a (parallel with 2b):
"Successful OA Repositories"
(Main lecture theatre 1077)
Session 2b (parallel with 2a):
"Practical OA Repository Building - EPrints out of the Box"
(in one of the ISS workstation clusters)
Pauline Simpson, Jessie Hey, Mark Brown
Developing an Institutional Repository at the University of Southampton - the TARDis experience
  • TARDis in the UK context
  • Developing policies through pilots and practice
  • Working with disciplines and cultures
  • Obtaining institutional backing
(then at about 12:30) a demonstration of using the EPrints Software by Harry Mason
Chris Gutteridge, Les Carr, Mike Jewell, Harry Mason
A hands-on technical tutorial: Installing and configuring the EPrints software. Customising the look for your organisation. Adding new fields.
13:00 - 14:00LUNCH (Refectory)
Session 3: "Leveraging the Repository" or "The research continuum: funding-research-data-ARCHIVE-publication-discovery-access-citation-impact-assessment-funding" (Main lecture theatre 1077)
14:00 - 14:20 eBank UK: Dissemination of research data via EPrints, Simon Coles
14:20 - 14.40Search, access and impact: Web citation services, Tim Brody
14:40 - 14:55 Research assessment and other research reporting, Les Carr
14:55 - 15:00Publicity/marketing for IRs - Joyce Lewis
15:00 - 15:30Session 4 - Breakout discussions
roundtable Q&As (two or three parallel breakouts)
15:30 - 15:45Tea (Sara Champion room)
15:45 - 16:15Session 4 continued
Reprise breakout discussions: roundtable Q&As (delegates switch to another breakout session)
16:15 - 16:45Report back
16:45 - 17:00Summary


Day 2: Future Directions, Policies and Events. Wednesday Jan 26th
9:30 - 10:00Coffee & Registration
10:00 - 11:30Session 1

Opening Keynote: Robert Campbell, (President, Blackwell Publishing)
Open Access Institutional Repositories: The Views of a Learned-Society Publisher

Stephane Goldstein (RCUK)
Cancelled Owing to illness: earlier powerpoints (from Dec 2004)

Alma Swan (Key Perspectives Ltd)
Self-archiving: It's an author thing

11:30 - 11:45Coffee
11:45 - 13:15Session 2

Sheila Anderson (AHDS)

Richard Boulderstone (British Library)
British Library's Role in Research

Robert Terry (Wellcome Trust)
Open access: next steps

13:15 - 14:15LUNCH
14:15 - 16:00Session 3

Bill Hubbard (SHERPA)
Institutional Repositories: The work of SHERPA

Derek Law (Scottish Confederation of University & Research Libraries)
Open Access: Developing a National Information Strategy in Scotland

Closing Discussion (led by Stevan Harnad, University of Southampton).

16:00Coach to Highfield Campus
16:30 - 18:00Refreshments followed by Joint Research Colloquium
with ECS and EPSRC Advanced Knowledge Technologies IRC

Title: Research Repositories - The Next Ten Years

Stevan Harnad (Southampton University)
The Research Citation/Impact Cycle and Beyond

Nigel Shadbolt (Southampton University)
Future Semantic Web and Ontology Services Atop OA Archives