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Repository Fringe 2013: Reports from the Blogosphere

As a Friday treat we thought we would share with you all of the reports on Repository Fringe 2013 that have been appearing across the blogosphere. These are brilliant personal records of the event and the workshops. They include some

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Taming the beast – working with Hydra together

Another guest blog post for you from Chris Awre, University of Hull: It seems at first slightly self-rewarding to be able to use a conference blog to highlight further some of the points I made in my conference presentation.  I’m

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My Summary of Thursday 1st August

Today we bring you a rather belated live blog (entirely your Repository Fringe blog editor’s fault) from guest blogger Valerie McCutcheon, Research Information Manager at the University.  She is part of a team that provides support for managing a wide range

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My First Repository Fringe

Today we bring you a guest post reflecting on the experience of being a first timer at Repository Fringe. Our blogger is Richard – and we’ll let him introduce himself… My name is Richard Wincewicz and I work at EDINA

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(Open) Heaven is a Place on Earth – or How to Get to Utopia Without Really Trying

Today we bring you a guest post from Gareth J Johnson (@llordllama) on the Open Access and Academia  Round Table led by Gareth and Dominic Tate on Thursday 1st August. Gareth is a former repository manager and is currently working towards a PhD that

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Getting to the Repository of the Future – reflections

A week after the Getting to the Repository of the Future workshop, it is useful to reflect on what thoughts emerged from the event that we can take forward.  The workshop itself was very helpfully blogged by resident RepoFringe bloggers

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Reflecting Back on the Fringe

I’ve written elsewhere about my hopes and expectations prior to attending the event as a whole, and you can read about the sessions in full on the Fringe Blog, should you wish to get a taste of the whole event.  Since there have been

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Developer Challenge: The Results

The winners of the developer challenge were announced during the Show & Tell Session just before the closing keynote. The top price went to Russell Boyatt for his Preserving a MOOC toolkit. This idea fits very well with the preservation

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Developer Challenge Update

Our developer challenge runs in parallel to the main Repository Fringe event. The first signs of hacking appear this morning in the foyer area. Armed with a few sweets to break the ice but also to provide some extra energy

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Getting to the Repository of the Future

As our workshop day kicks off we bring you this guest post from Chris Awre, Head of Information Management at the University of Hull.  One of the workshops taking place just prior to the Repository Fringe this year is ‘Getting

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