We have been working closely with Jisc on a number of activities this year. ORCID Following funding from Jisc, the ‘ORCID Support Advance’ Bazaar plugin is under development*. With the original ‘ORCID Support’ providing repositories with the basic infrastructure for storing and displaying ORCIDs, the ‘Advance’ version builds on this. It allows users to connect their ORCIDs and import works from orcid.org, as well as update their user and activity information in their orcid.org profile. The ‘ORCID Support Advance’ plugin represents the continuing efforts to pull development efforts together from a range of repositories across the community. We’d like to take this opportunity to thankRead More →

Just a couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to be in Brisbane for OR2017. With this being my third OR in as many years, it was great to be able to catch up with attendees from previous conferences as well as meet some of our repository administrators in person for the first time too! OR provides an excellent opportunity to meet up with both our repository administrators as well as seasoned developers, providing a wide range of different perspectives and opinions to take home to the team! As well as networking there were also a number of posters and talks by the EPrintsRead More →

As a result of changes at CrossRef, specifically to their DOI resolver service, we have recently identified that the popular Import from DOI option in EPrints has stopped working. This morning our team has updated this import plugin and we have released a fix for everyone in the community to download and apply.  Further details can be found on the EPrints Github site  https://github.com/eprints/eprints/issues/439 Our EPrints Services team are already in the process of rolling out this fix to our supported customer network.Read More →

We have been busy working on a selection of projects and feature improvements for our EPrints Services customers. These include Faceted Search. A new and improved IRStats2. And introducing EPrintsFlo. Follow the above links for more details.Read More →

As we start the new year, we are seeing a great set of conferences and events planned for the year ahead. Offering opportunities for you to talk about your Publications, Education and Data repositories and to also hear about work happening here in EPrints HQ. These include: Open Education Week 2017.  27th – 31st March 2017. OER17 – The Politics of Open.  London, UK. 5th & 6th April 2017. 2017 International Open Repositories Conference. Brisbane, Australia. 26th – 30th June 2017 – See Will’s write up here Repository Fringe 2017. John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh, UK. 3rd – 4th August 2017 including a brief EPrints UserRead More →