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Facilitating access to research: managing the institutional repository [Event Ref. No. TG3/REPO]


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Woburn House Conference Centre
20 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HQ

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This event on institutional repositories will look at development of an institutional repository and its continual improvement, new alternatives to the traditional approach to managing repositories, working with e-prints and innovations in tracking the impact of research within your repository.



1300-1330 – Registration, lunch and networking

1330-1340 – Introduction and Welcome

1340-1425 – Chris Awre, Head of Information Management, University of Hull

Describes the development of the Hydra repository solution and community since its inception in 2008, and put this in the context of what it has enabled us to do at the University of Hull with regard to our own institutional repository.

1425-1510 – Steve Grace, Research Services Librarian, University of East London

Institutional repositories beyond the basics

1510-1530 – Refreshments

1530-1615 – Isobel Stark, Academic Liaison Librarian, University of Southampton

E-prints and the repository

1615-1700 – Terry Bucknell, Product Sales Manager, figshare and

Describes the evolution of figshare from an Open Data site for researchers to an institutional RDM solution designed to meet funder requirements and to provide institutional oversight of RDM, while still offering the ease of use that’s made it popular. Plus how Altmetric tracks what people are saying about research, to show the impact of papers, books and datasets beyond just citations, and how you can easily add this article-level information to your repository, or aggregate it to the level of an author, department or institution.

1700 – Finish



Tavistock Room, Woburn House Conference Centre, 20 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HQ

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£65 for members and £98 for other institutions.

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