• Repository Fringe 2017 - 3rd & 4th August, Edinburgh, UK.

    This year marks the 10th Repository Fringe and we are proud to be supporting this event once again. Les Carr and Will Fyson will be running our EPrints User Group session on Friday. We look forward to seeing you there!

  • EPrints 3.4

    We are very pleased to announce that EPrints 3.4 is now available. Please contact us for more details.

  • New Tools for EPrints

    We have been busy working on a selection of new tools and feature improvements for our customers.

  • Upcoming conferences and events

    As we start the new year, we are seeing a great set of conferences and events planned for the year ahead, presenting lots of opportunities for you to talk about your Publications, Education and Data repositories and to also hear about work happening here in EPrints HQ.

  • Import from DOI (CrossRef) Plugin Update

    As a result of changes to CrossRef, we have released an update to the Import for DOI plugin

  • Powered by EdShare?

    Are you familiar with the growing number of open educational resources repositories that are powered by EdShare?

  • Welcome to EPrints

    Welcome to the home of EPrints, the world-leading open-source digital repository platform. Developed at the University of Southampton, EPrints has been providing stable, innovative repository services across the academic sector and beyond for over 15 years.

EPrints for Open Access

EPrints has been leading innovation in the Open Access movement over the past 15 years. EPrints provides a set of mature ingest, preservation, dissemination and reporting services for your institution’s OA needs.

EdShare – EPrints for Open Education

Building on the success of the educational content sharing platform EdShare, EPrints can supply a flexible platform to support your staff and students in engaging with open education practices.

Research Data

Whether an institutional research data repository or a bijou showcase of a single dataset, EPrints has a proven track-record in providing Research Data services across the academic sector and beyond.

EPrints for Dataset Showcases

We have leveraged the EPrints platform to supply a flexible framework to present and preserve the research output from your project.

EPrints for Social Media

The Tweepository package turns EPrints into a powerful social media tool, providing harvesting, archiving and visualisation services for ephemeral social media data. Flexible export formats allow easy integration with network analysis packages such as NodeXL and Gephi.

EPrints for REF2021

Building on the success of our REF2014 package, we will be working with partners to deliver repository extensions and services to aid UK higher education institutions’ preparation and submission to the Research Excellence Framework in 2021. Please check this page regularly for updates on how we are supporting your repository with REF2021


Running a successful Institutional Repository requires skilled personnel who can make effective management and technical decisions that benefit the institution’s staff and promote the institution’s research.   As well as a variety of online resources to facilitate self-directed training, EPrints Services offers a number of face-to-face trainer led offerings. 2017 training dates will be announced in the new year Please contact EPrints Services if you are interested in attending our trainer-led course.  Course dates are subject to change, and minimum numbers. Training Options EPrints for Administrators, 1 Day Trainer-Led Course The purpose of the day is to provide a holistic view of the EPrints system focusing on

Building Repositories

We can build repositories that are configured to meet the particular requirements of your organisation.  We work with clients to create repositories for research publications, open education resources, multimedia outputs and research data sets.

Repository Hosting

We offer fully managed and supported EPrints based repository services at our commercially run hosting providers.