2015 CAUL Research Repositories Community Event - Program Tuesday, 17 November 2015

 For speakers' Twitter handles, see Speakers' Bios

See also printable program and list of delegates

Thursday 12th November

Session 1: Chair – Stephen Cramond


Welcome and house keeping


Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director COAR (World Confederation of Open Access Repositories)
via Skype

Building a Global Knowledge Commons: The Role of Open Access Repositories

DR Ginny Barbour (@openaccess_oz), Executive Officer AOASG (Australian Open Access Support Group)

Institutional Repositories and their place in the scholarly communication landscape


Morning tea

11:15 am

Dr Wee-Ming Boon, Senior Research Scientist, NHMRC



Lunch break

Thursday 12th November

Session 2: Chair – Jill Benn


ORCID, 3 speakers, 15 mins each and discussion

Andrew Heath and Mary-Anne Marrington, University of Queensland

Author identifier implementation at UQ

Natasha Simons (@n_simons), Australian National Data Service

Update on ORCID activities

Eva Fisch or Roderick Sadler, La Trobe University

Researcher identifiers at La Trobe University


Julia Hickie, National Library Australia

Improving Open Access visibility in Trove: the NISO Access and Licence Indicators


Digital Preservation, 3 speakers, 15 mins each and discussion

Bernadette Houghton (@bhoughton), Deakin University

Self-auditing a research repository

Leo Konstantelos, University of Melbourne

Realising the vision: a Digital Preservation Strategy and Implementation Roadmaps at the University of Melbourne

Digital Preservation Strategy: directions towards realising the vision

Allison Brown, University of Otago

Going beyond access to curation


Afternoon tea

Thursday 12th November

Session 3: Chair – Peter Green


Software platform meetings - small group discussions and report back

DSpace, EPrints, Fedora, DigiTool, etc

(There is a separate session for Symplectic Elements)




Dinner at Uni Café, 257 Lygon Street, Carlton

Friday 13th November

Session 4: Chair – Peter Green


Vision or future plans for your IR multiple speakers, 3 min each and discussion

Janice Chan (@icecjan), Curtin University
Reposition espace as a service

Jill Rogers, Queensland University of Technology
A photographic albums’ journey  - Donation/Collaboration/Engagement

Sam Searle (@datalibsam), Griffith University
Redevelopment of DSpace publications repository [no ppt used]

Andrew Heath and Mary-Anne Marrington, University of Queensland
Recent developments/plans for UQ eSpace

You many have heard of Publons

Roderick Sadler and Eva Fisch, La Trobe University
Future directions or digitising print theses, digital submission of theses

Repository reflections: the client and the repository manager

Andrea Schweer (@schweerelos), Waikato University
Adding content reporting to DSpace

Kate Sergeant, University of South Australia
Migrating to Alma

Michelle Watson, Deakin University
Omeka digital exhibition software

A selection of images from Fusion: Deakin exhibits online [26MB]


Morning tea

Friday 13th November

Session 5: Chair – Janice Chan


Broadening IR and relationship with research office, 3 speakers, 20mins each and discussion

Michael Organ (@snappa22), University of Wollongong

Working with the Research Services Office

Working with the Research Office

Jill Benn (@jillebenn) and Katie Mills, University of Western Australia

Pure: Repositioning the Research Repository and the Library at the University of Western Australia

Pure @ UWA

Kate Sergeant, University of South Australia

Collection of Research Outputs - streamlining publication and output reporting at UniSA


Symplectic Elements, 2 speakers, 20mins each and discussion

Andrea Schweer (@schweerelos), University of Waikato

Flexible repository review workflows: Lessons learned from improving the integration between DSpace and Symplectic Elements

Josephine Morton, Rhiannon Rasins, and Vladimir Bubalo (@bubalov), Macquarie University

Implementing Symplectic Elements at Macquarie University as a hosted publication sourcing solution


Lunch break including Symplectic Elements user group gathering - Julie Gardner, VU to chair

Friday 13th November

Session 6: Chair – Jill Benn


Repository Impact and benchmarking, 3 speakers 20 min each followed by panel discussion

Roxanne Missingham, Australian National University (via Skype)

Understanding information needs of Australian business organisations

Repositories and the business/industry community

Jo Lambert, JISC (pre-recorded)

Repository impact and how to demonstrate value

Janice Chan (@icecjan) and Peter Green (@lgreenpd), Curtin University and Stephen Cramond, University of Melbourne

Ranking and benchmarking for repositories



Closing Remarks