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Developing the Repository Manager Community


Brian Kelly is the lead author of two papers which were accepted for the OR13 conference, the 8th international conference on Open Repositories. The conference was held on 8-12th July 2012 at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

The two papers were:

Developing the Repository Manager Community

Citation Details

"Developing the Repository Manager Community", Kelly, B., Sheppard, N., Evans, J. and Budden, Y., Open Repositories 2013 Conference, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. 8-12 July 2013.


This paper describes activities which have taken place within the UK institutional repository (IR) sector focusing on developing a community of practice through the sharing of experiences and best practice. This includes work done by the UK Council of Research Repositories (UKCoRR) and other bodies, together with informal activities, such as sharing the experience of organising Open Access Week events. The paper also considers future work to be undertaken by UKCoRR to continue developing the community.


The paper is available from Opus, the University of Bath institutional repository:

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