BioMed Central is pleased to announce that today, Oxfam GB adopts ‘Open Repository’ – the service from open access specialist BioMed Central, which allows organizations to build, launch, host and maintain their own repositories. While Oxfam is best known for its anti-poverty programme and campaigning work, the organization also produces vital research and policy materials from its experience across the world. The new repository – the Oxfam iLibrary – can be explored on Oxfam’s new Policy and Practice site.
Open Repository is a service from BioMed Central to build, launch, host and maintain institutional repositories for organisations. Built upon the latest DSpace repository software the service has been designed to be flexible and cost-effective. BioMed Central’s economy of scale makes it possible for organisations that could not otherwise afford to, or lack the infrastructure or technical capacity in-house to run their own repositories.