Wed, 22 Oct 2003 15:59:57 GMT

Guide to Institutional Repository Software.

Really helpful report from George Soros' Open Society Institute that looks at the currently available open source institutional repository systems that comply with the Open Archives Initiative metadata harvesting protocols. (Note these aren't 'learning object' repositories per se – these are typically more focused on archiving scholarly publishing and other institutional materials, though through things like z39.50 and the IMS digital repositories interoperability spec it may end up that your searches go against these repositories and more.)

You'll have seen this already over at OLDaily (you do read Stephen already, don't you?) – this post was more a personal note as this was one of those 'just in time' nuggets that float through the blogosphere and land on your desktop seconds before you knew you needed them. Hurray!. – SWL