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Linking repositories: Scoping the development of cross‐institutional user‐oriented services (2007)
Journal Article
Awre, C., & Swan, A. (2007). Linking repositories: Scoping the development of cross‐institutional user‐oriented services. OCLC Systems and Services, 23(4), 372-381. https://doi.org/10.1108/10650750710831510

Purpose - The purpose of the linking repositories study was to conduct research to identify appropriate sustainable technical and organisational models to support the development of end-user oriented services across repositories. The work covered fou... Read More about Linking repositories: Scoping the development of cross‐institutional user‐oriented services.

From Hydra to Samvera: An open source community journey (2017)
Journal Article
Awre, C., & Green, R. (2017). From Hydra to Samvera: An open source community journey. Insights the UKSG journal, 30(3), 82-88. https://doi.org/10.1629/uksg.383

The Hydra Project started in 2008 through a partnership between the University of Hull, the University of Virginia, Stanford University and Fedora Commons (now DuraSpace) to create tools that support use of the Fedora digital repository. Hull adopted... Read More about From Hydra to Samvera: An open source community journey.

CLIF: moving repositories upstream in the content lifecycle (2012)
Journal Article
Waddington, S., Green, R., & Awre, C. (2012). CLIF: moving repositories upstream in the content lifecycle. Journal of digital information, 13(1),

The UK JISC-funded Content Lifecycle Integration Framework (CLIF) project has explored the management of digital content throughout its lifecycle from creation through to preservation or disposal. Whilst many individual systems offer the capability o... Read More about CLIF: moving repositories upstream in the content lifecycle.

Towards a repository-enabled scholar's workbench: RepoMMan, REMAP and Hydra (2009)
Journal Article
Green, R., & Awre, C. (2009). Towards a repository-enabled scholar's workbench: RepoMMan, REMAP and Hydra. D-Lib magazine : the magazine of the Digital Library Forum, 15(5-6), https://doi.org/10.1045/may2009-green

Between April 2005 and March 2009, the e-Services Integration Group at the University of Hull undertook two Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)-funded projects, RepoMMan and REMAP. The RepoMMan tool developed a browser-based interface through... Read More about Towards a repository-enabled scholar's workbench: RepoMMan, REMAP and Hydra.

Communicating the open access policy landscape (2016)
Journal Article
Awre, C., Beeken, A., Jones, B., Stainthorp, P., & Stone, G. (2016). Communicating the open access policy landscape. Insights the UKSG journal, 29(2), 126-132. https://doi.org/10.1629/uksg.308

© 2016 Chris Awre, Andrew Beeken, Bev Jones, Paul Stainthorp and Graham Stone. The HHuLOA (Hull, Huddersfield, Lincoln Open Access) project is a two-year Jisc-funded project, which seeks to identify how open access (OA) support mechanisms can be used... Read More about Communicating the open access policy landscape.

Research data management as a “wicked problem” (2015)
Journal Article
Awre, C., Baxter, J., Clifford, B., Colclough, J., Cox, A., Dods, N., …Zawadzki, M. (2015). Research data management as a “wicked problem”. Library review, 64(4-5), 356-371. https://doi.org/10.1108/LR-04-2015-0043

© 2015, Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the usefulness of the concept to thinking about Research Data Management (RDM). The concept of “wicked problems” seeks to differentiate very complex, intracta... Read More about Research data management as a “wicked problem”.

Building the Hydra together: Enhancing repository provision through multiinstitution collaboration (2012)
Journal Article
Awre, C., & Cramer, T. (2012). Building the Hydra together: Enhancing repository provision through multiinstitution collaboration. Journal of digital information, 13(1),

In 2008 the University of Hull, Stanford University and University of Virginia agreed to collaborate with Fedora Commons (now DuraSpace) on the Hydra project. This project has sought to define and develop repository-enabled solutions for the manageme... Read More about Building the Hydra together: Enhancing repository provision through multiinstitution collaboration.

The RepoMMan project: Automating workflow and metadata for an institutional repository (2007)
Journal Article
Green, R., Dolphin, I., Awre, C., & Sherratt, R. (2007). The RepoMMan project: Automating workflow and metadata for an institutional repository. OCLC Systems and Services, 23(2), 210-215. https://doi.org/10.1108/10650750710748513

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to report on the work of the JISC-funded RepoMMan project, which is developing a tool that will allow users to interact with a Fedora-based institutional repository. The tool facilitates user interaction with th... Read More about The RepoMMan project: Automating workflow and metadata for an institutional repository.