If SWORD is the answer, what is the question? Use of the Simple Web service Offering Repository Deposit protocol

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dc.contributor.author Lewis, Stuart en
dc.contributor.author Hayes, Leonie en
dc.contributor.author Newton-Wade, Vanessa en
dc.contributor.author Corfield, Antony en
dc.contributor.author Davis, Richard en
dc.contributor.author Wilson, Scott en
dc.contributor.author Donohue, Tim en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-12T20:18:41Z en
dc.date.available 2009-10-12T20:18:41Z en
dc.date.issued 2009 en
dc.identifier.citation Program: electronic library and information systems 43 (4), 407-418. 2009 en
dc.identifier.issn 0033-0337 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/5315 en
dc.description An open access copy of this article is available and complies with the copyright holder/publisher conditions. en
dc.description.abstract Purpose - To describe the repository deposit protocol, Simple Web-service Offering Repository Deposit (SWORD), its development iteration, and some of its potential use cases. In addition, seven case studies of institutional use of SWORD are provided. Approach - The paper describes the recent development cycle of the SWORD standard, with issues being identified and overcome with a subsequent version. Use cases and case studies of the new standard in action are included to demonstrate the wide range of practical uses of the SWORD standard. Implications - SWORD has many potential use cases and has quickly become the de facto standard for depositing items into repositories. By making use of a widely-supported interoperable standard, tools can be created that start to overcome some of the problems of gathering content for deposit into institutional repositories. They can do this by changing the submission process from a ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution, as provided by the repository's own user interface, to customised solutions for different users. Originality - Many of the case studies described in this paper are new and unpublished, and describe methods of creating novel interoperable tools for depositing items into repositories. The description of SWORD version 1.3 and its development give an insight into the processes involved with the development of a new standard. en
dc.description.sponsorship JISC en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Emerald en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Program: electronic library and information systems en
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dc.subject DSpace en
dc.subject OA en
dc.title If SWORD is the answer, what is the question? Use of the Simple Web service Offering Repository Deposit protocol en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.subject.marsden Fields of Research::280000 Information, Computing and Communication Sciences::280100 Information Systems en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1108/00330330910998057 en
pubs.issue 4 en
pubs.begin-page 407-418 en
pubs.volume 43 en
dc.description.version AM - Accepted Manuscript en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Emerald Group Publishing Limited en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en
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