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Open Repository Has New US Client–The Five Colleges of Ohio, and Will Attend ALA Midwinter 2014

From James Evans, Product Manager, Open Repository

London, UK  Open Repository has acquired a new US client, an institutional consortium consisting of The Five Colleges of Ohio: Oberlin College, Denison University, College of Wooster, Kenyon College, and Ohio Wesleyan University.  The initial repository launch will contain communities and collections from Denison and Oberlin. Previously, the repositories forming the 5 Colleges repository were part of the OhioLINK  network. We are pleased to welcome our new Ohio-based clients and look forward to working with them.

In other news, Open Repository (along with colleagues from BioMed Central and Papers ) will be exhibiting at the upcoming ALA Midwinter Conference, which takes in Philadelphia from January 24-28, 2014. Open Repository also plans to host a conference workshop, details of which will be announced in the December issue of DuraSpace Digest.

About Open Repository

Open Repository builds, hosts and customises enhanced, DSpace repositories for institutions, enabling the institution to focus on managing and developing content within their repository. Through Open Repository and Open Repository Lite, clients can choose a package to suit their needs. Open Repository offers clients the full services required to successfully run a repository, while Open Repository Lite offers is aimed at clients from emerging and developing countries, requiring a simple install at a cost effective price.  Open Repository ( is offered by BioMed Central, the  Open Access specialist.