SWORDV3 at Open Repositories 2018

We will be running a SWORDV3 Workshop at Open Repositories 2018 (June 4-7, in Bozeman, Montana). Currently, we are scheduled for 9-12pm on Monday 4th. The workshop will go through the technical specification in detail, followed by a discussion on Community and sustainability plans for the future. Hope to see you there!

SWORDV3 Final Candidate (Hopefully) Spec Released

The final draft of the SWORD V3 Technical Specification has been released for comment. You can find them in the SWORD V3 of this website along with guidance for reading the documents and other supporting materials. To comment, please contact us to get onto the stakeholders list – details can be found here.

Happy New Year

Happy New Year, hope you all had a great Christmas. Over December and the first half of January, we’ve been working through the comments and our email discussions to produce a new iteration of the specification for review.  It’s still by no means a finished work, so there’s plenty more scope for alterations, additions and… Read More »

SWORDV3 Community Discussion Document

A SWORD Community Discussion document has been released for comment. You can find them in the SWORD V3 section of this website along previously released technical documentation. To comment, please contact us to get onto the stakeholders list – details can be found an earlier previous post. We aim to start developing some firmer community… Read More »

SWORD V3 First Drafts

The first drafts of the SWORD V3 Technical Specification have been released for comment. You can find them in the SWORD V3 of this website along with guidance for reading the documents and other supporting materials. To comment, please contact us to get onto the stakeholders list – details can be found in the previous… Read More »

SWORDv3 Stakeholders Call

The SWORDV3 project has been funded by Jisc with two key aims for the next generation of the SWORD Protocol: To bring SWORD up-to-date with the developments in the repository sphere in the last 5 years, with alignment to new protocols and new use-cases such as data publishing and complex objects. To establish community and… Read More »

SWORDv2 and DSpace: New Release

Re-posted from: http://cottagelabs.com/news/swordv2-and-dspace-new-release We’re pleased to be able to say that in the last month we’ve been working hard to get the new version of the SWORDv2 java library and the related DSpace module which uses it up to release quality, in time for the DSpace 4.0 release which will be very soon. For DSpace, this… Read More »

SWORDv2 Compliance: how to achieve it?

Our previous post “SWORDv2 Compliance: what is it and why is it good?” introduced some reasons to make your scholarly systems compliant with SWORDv2, and what that really means. This post covers an approach to achieving SWORDv2 compliance for your particular use case(s), using DataStage and DataBank as examples. First, if you are implementing a… Read More »