SWORD: Simple Web-service Offering Repository Deposit

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dc.contributor.author Allinson, Julie
dc.contributor.author François, Sebastien
dc.contributor.author Lewis, Stuart
dc.date.accessioned 2008-02-22T09:50:37Z
dc.date.available 2008-02-22T09:50:37Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01-30
dc.identifier.citation Allinson, J., François, S., Lewis, S. SWORD: Simple Web-service Offering Repository Deposit, Ariadne, Issue 54, January 2008. Online at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue54/ en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/507
dc.description.abstract This article offers a twofold introduction to the JISC-funded SWORD Project which ran for eight months in mid-2007. Firstly it presents an overview of the methods and madness that led us to where we currently are, including a timeline of how this work moved through an informal working group to a lightweight, distributed project. Secondly, it offers an explanation of the outputs produced for the SWORD Project and their potential benefits for the repositories community. SWORD, which stands for Simple Web service Offering Repository Deposit, came into being in March 2007 but was preceded by a series of discussions and activities which have contributed much to the project, known as the 'Deposit API'. The project itself was funded under the JISC Repositories and Preservation Programme, Tools and Innovation strand, with the over-arching aim of scoping, defining, developing and testing a standard mechanism for depositing into repositories and other systems. The motivation was that there was no standard way of doing this currently and increasingly scenarios were arising that might usefully leverage such a standard. en
dc.description.sponsorship JISC en
dc.format.extent 837437 bytes
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher UKOLN en
dc.relation.isreferencedby http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue54/allinson-et-al/ en
dc.title SWORD: Simple Web-service Offering Repository Deposit en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype refereed published journal paper en


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