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The SOURCE Project: A Bloomsbury Colleges Consortium Initiative

Sharing Object Under Repository Control with Everyone

Project information

Lead site: Birkbeck College Library

Jorum [1], Open Knowledge Initiative [2]

Contact: David F. Flanders (Project Manager)

Project summary

The SOURCE project is funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and will run from November 2006 to October 2008. The project is supporting the ₤80 million investment by JISC in the creation of a network of digital repositories (aka digital libraries) across UK HE. Specifically, we are creating tools that will allow the migration of resources from one repository to another so that institutions can further advance their e-infrastructure so as to maximize on the features and functionality of different repository platforms [3]

The SOURCE project will also help establish a more robust repository infrastructure for the Bloomsbury Colleges Consortium. Watch this space for further information.


For up-to-date news on the SOURCE project please point your favorite feed reader to SOURCE's RSS feed [4].

Project outputs and deliverables

The SOURCE project will create plug-and-play bulk-migration tools for the JISC UK HE community and deliver training for these tools in the later stages of the project [5].

Project workpackages at SOURCE web site [6].

Progress reports

Current published reports at SOURCE web site [7].

See also: