Category Archives: Clients

Extending DMPOnline with SWORDv2

Cottage Labs have written a blog post about their project to add SWORD v2 deposit functionality into the DCC’s DMPOnline tool.  This new feature allows data management plans that have been created to then be deposited into a central repository using SWORD v2.  By using SWORD v2 (rather than SWORD v1), the data management plans… Read More »

Project: SWORD and Archeological Research Data Management

A new project using SWORD to deposit archaeological digital research data at the University of York has just been funded by JISC: The ADS is the mandated repository for archaeological digital research data funded by the AHRC, NERC and other non-HE bodies. In SWORD-ARM we will work with a number of HE institutions to refine and… Read More »

OER Publishing Client Project

We recently announced one of the clients that the SWORD v2 project has been able to fund (the ‘right-click deposit‘ project).  This blog post describes the other project that was funded: “A SWORD-V2 Client for Publishing Open Education Resources (OER) to Connexions”. Kathi Fletcher is a Shuttleworth Fellow who is focusing on how to foster… Read More »

Right-Click deposit project

The SWORD project recently published a call for project proposals to create new SWORD v2 clients.  We are happy to announce that two projects have been funded which we’ll introduce in some blog posts. This blog post introduces the first of the two: Right-click deposit by Kim Shepherd.  The project proposal aims to: Create a… Read More »

SWORD v2 – request for project proposals

The JISC funded SWORD v2 project has been working to extend the original SWORD protocol that facilitates the deposit of materials into repositories.  Based on the Atom-Pub protocol, SWORD v2 enhances the power of SWORD by taking the existing ability of deposit, and adding the ability to retrieve, update, or delete deposits as they pass… Read More »

SWORD v2 development effort starts

Following a meeting of the SWORD v2 developers earlier this week, development work to implement the proposed SWORD v2 standard has now started.  Our aim is to have things to show by the time of the Open Repositories 2011 conference in June this year. The SWORD v2 standard is not yet finalised, however it is… Read More »

The SWORD Course

The complete slides and videos from the SWORD course are now online. To access the course materials use the ‘The SWORD Course‘ link in the menu bar at the top of the site. Here is an overview of the materials available: An Introduction to SWORD: Gives an overview of SWORD, the rationale behind its creation,… Read More »