Scholarly Communication Technology Catalogue
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Collection: Repository-related

Description: Technologies supporting or directly related to repositories


Technologies in this collection
Name Adoption Readiness Status Governance Business Form
Counter COUNTER provides the standard that enables the knowledge community to count the use of electronic resources. Known as the Code of Practice, the standard ensures vendors and publishers can provide their library customers with consistent, credible and comparable usage data.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Non-profit Organisation
Dataverse Dataverse is an open source web application to share, preserve, cite, explore, and analyze research data.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
DSpace Open source institutional repository software
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Episciences.org Episciences.org is a hosting platform for creating open access overlay journals. It is developed and managed by the CCSD (Centre pour la Communication Scientifique Directe). The Episciences.org platform supports submission of manuscripts via deposit in an open archive, peer review management, and publication.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
EPrints Services EPrints is a free and open-source software package for building open access repositories.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Fedora Fedora is a modular, open source repository system for the management and dissemination of digital content.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Fulcrum Fulcrum is the University of Michigan Library's ebook hosting, preservation, and media integration platform, devloped on top of the Samvera repository platform. Fulcrum allows authors and publishers to integrate multimedia elements into a book—linked from a print book or directly integrated in an ebook—while providing a robust, richly described, and accessible reader environment and a discoverability platform for ebook collections. Fulcrum is a platform available to UMichigan Press authors, as well as a service offered to other publishers. Fulcrum makes use of epub.js, AblePlayer, Hypothes.is, and Editoria (in testing) to provide basic and enhanced functionality.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Haplo Repository Haplo is an open source repository platform for research outputs.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Commercial Vendor
Heliotrope Heliotrope is the codebase behind the Fulcrum publishing platform. It is a Rails application that extends the Hyrax front-end repository solution from the Samvera open source community to provide solutions for scholarly publishers. It is built by the University of Michigan Library and managed by the Library's publishing division, Michigan Publishing.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
Hyku Hyku is the official name of the repository product that is a main deliverable of the Hydra-in-a-Box project. Hyku is a flexiblem next-generation digital repository solution.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
HykuUP HykuUP is a fully-managed (hosted), customizable implementation of the open source Hyku digital repository platform.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Commercial Vendor
Hyrax Hyrax is an open-source, Samvera-powered repository front-end. Samvera and Hyrax are [described here](https://hyrax.samvera.org/about/) and also https://github.com/samvera/hyrax/wiki/Hyrax-Management-Guide
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Invenio Invenio is an open source project that was initially developed by CERN. The Invenio brand covers a suite of currently three main products developed by the Invenio community: 1) InvenioRDM - a repository/document management platform 2) InvenioILS - an integrated library system 3) Invenio Framework - a code library to build large-scale information systems such as InvenioRDM and InvenioILS
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Non-profit Organisation
Linked Data Notifications Linked Data Notifications is a general purpose notification protocol whereby any resource can advertise an inbox to which notifications pertaining to that resource can be posted.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Manifold Scholarship Manifold is a collaborative, web-based scholarly publishing system designed by the University of Minnesota Press and the CUNY Graduate Center. Manifold provides a dynamic approach to publishing book-length works capable of gathering commentary, annotation, and revisions within the publication. Built to publish long-form digital monographs, Manifold is also used in service of open educational resources, journals, and collaborative scholarly projects. Tt is currently used by twenty-eight publishers, including the University of Minnesota Press, the City University of New York, and the University of Arizona Press, as well as digital humanities centers and teaching and learning centers.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Not Classified Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
OAI-PMH The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) is a low-barrier mechanism for repository interoperability.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Academic Institution)
OSF Preprints Branded preprint servers backed by the OSF.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Peer Community In The “Peer Community in” (PCI) is a non-profit scientific organization that aims to create specific communities of researchers reviewing and recommending, for free, unpublished preprints in their field
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
ResourceSync ResourceSync is a specification based on Sitemaps that can be used by repository managers to provide information that allows third-party systems to remain in sync with the resources in their repository as they evolve, i.e. are created, updated, deleted. Whereas basic Sitemaps allow exposing a repository inventory and crawl-related metadata, ResourceSync adds ways to expose changes only, and to provide expressive synchronization-related metadata as well as typed links for further discovery. ResourceSync can be used for discovery and synchronization of both content and metadata and uses the Sitemaps XML format.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
Samvera Samvera is not one single software product; rather, it is a suite of components built and supported by the Samvera Community. In addition, Samvera draws on many more open source components, from the Blacklight discovery application, supported by an overlapping community, to Solr, maintained by the Apache Foundation and used widely and internationally across commerce, education and beyond. The aim of Samvera, as a community and software stack, is to work together to deliver common core repository functionality, in a way that can be flexibly applied to a range of use cases.
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (formal) Fiscal Sponsorship (Non-profit Organisation)
SWORD SWORD (Simple Web-service Offering Repository Deposit) is a lightweight protocol for depositing content from one location to another. SWORD is a profile of the Atom Publishing Protocol.
Limited TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Not Classified
Signposting Signposting is an approach to make the scholarly web more friendly to machines. It uses Typed Links as a means to clarify patterns that occur repeatedly in scholarly portals. For resources of any media type, these typed links are provided in HTTP Link headers. For HTML resources, they may additionally be provided in HTML link elements. (from https://signposting.org)
Significant TR9 Actively Maintained Community (ad-hoc) Volunteer Community