Day 1: Monday 2nd July – Wolfson Lecture Theatre 
9.00 – 9.30 Registration (reception area) & Coffee (Wellcome Rooms)
9.30 – 9.45 Welcome to Repository Fringe 2018

Dominic Tate, Head of Library Research Support at the Edinburgh University Library

9.45 – 10.45 That was then, this is now, what’s next?

Danny Kingsley, Deputy Director, Scholarly Communication & Research Services, Cambridge University Library

Chair: Dominic Tate

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee Break (Wellcome East and West) – Supported by Jisc 
11.15 – 11.40


REFereeing decisions on REF2021 submissions

Pauline Jones, Head of Strategic Performance and Research Policy, The University of Edinburgh

Chair: Theo Andrew

11.40 – 12.05 Translational failure in preclinical research; how open science can help

Emily Sena, Editor-in-Chief at BMJ Open Science, Edinburgh

Chair: Theo Andrew

12.05 – 12.30


Overview of Jisc services


Helen Blanchett, Scholarly Communications Subject Specialist, Jisc

Chair: Theo Andrew

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch – Wellcome rooms
14.00 – 15.00 10×10 presentations Session supported by Haplo

  1. Layers of security for repositories. Kevin Sanders, University of West London
  2. Building on the foundations: the role of the next generation of repositories. Paul Walk, Antleaf
  3. Implementing a next-gen repository mid-REF cycle…madness or a stroke of genius? Jenny Evans, University of Westminster
  4. Oxford Brookes University’s institutional repository RADAR. Daniel Croft, Oxford Brookes University
  5. 10 years as repositories’ other guys. Julie Allinson, Rory McNicholl, Michelle Morelli, University of London

Chair: Pauline Ward

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee Break (Wellcome East and West) and posters – Poster exhibition supported by Dimensions 
15.30 – 15.50 The new Data Economy: How data repositories move to centre stage

Gavin Ian McLachlan, Chief Information Officer and Librarian to the University of Edinburgh

Chair: Claire Knowles

15.50- 16.30 10×10 presentations

  1. Towards a Global Comprehensive Dataset of Open Access Papers for Text Analytics. Nancy Pontika, Open University
  2. New developments in library-supported Open Access publishing at the University of Edinburgh. Roza Dimitrellou, University of Edinburgh
  3. Open repositories and open source … a happy marriage? Pauline Crépel, MyScienceWork
  4. Jisc Research Data Shared Service:
    Looking Back and Looking Forward. Christopher Brown, Jisc; Nigel Goddard, University of Edinburgh;
    Rory Macneil, Research Space

Chair: Robin Rice

16:30 – 16:45 Day wrap up and drinks reception briefing.

Theo Andrew, University of Edinburgh

17.00 – 19.30 Drinks Reception, The RefinerySupported by Figshare
Day 2: Tuesday 3rd July – Wolfson Lecture Theatre
09.15- 09.30 Registration (reception area) & Coffee (Wellcome Rooms)
9.30 – 10.00 Helping academics escape the Publishing Trap: a lesson in copyright literacy

Dr Jane Secker, City University and Chris Morrison, University of Kent

Chair: Theo Andrew

10.00 – 11.00 Breakout sessions and Posters – Poster exhibition supported by Dimensions 
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break (Wellcome East and West)
11.30 – 12.15 Making repositories work through collaboration (in all its guises)

Chris Awre, Head of Information Services at University of Hull

Chair: Pauline Ward

12.15 – 12.30 Data Vault

Claire Knowles, University of Edinburgh

Chair: Pauline Ward

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch – Wellcome rooms
14.00 – 15.30 10×10 presentations

  1. The future of the scholarly communications professional. Nancy Pontika, The Open University
  2. Opportunities for a wider collaboration across institutional Open Access support services? Pablo De Castro,University of Strathclyde
  3. Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Palestine. Rawia Radi, Islamic University of Gaza
  4. Wiki Wicca – Teaching data literacy with the Survey of Scottish Witchcraft and Wikidata. Ewan McAndrew, University of Edinburgh
  5. Enlightening the World: Service developments in open access at the University of Glasgow. Alastair Arthur, University of Glasgow
  6. Open.Ed – OER and Open Knowledge at the University of Edinburgh. Lorna Campbell, University of Edinburgh
  7. re:think – Open Access journal created and curated by undergraduate students at the University of Edinburgh. Hörn Arnarsdottir, Clare Anstock, Nicole Anderson, John Harries, University of Edinburgh

Chair: Pauline Ward

15.30 – 16.00 Wrap up and poster awards

Sarah Jones, Digital Curation Centre

Scott Room  Upper Gallery  Kelvin Room – supported by Research Consulting 
10.00- 11.00 Jisc services

Come along to this informal session where you can get to know Jisc staff, hear about their activities, ask questions and give feedback. We will have Tunnock’s caramel wafers.

Jisc staff will include Adam Field from the Sherpa services, Adam Vials-Moore from the UK ORCID support team, Adam Rehin, our OA development team manager, Tom Davey our OA UX specialist and Helen Blanchett, who works on improving support and communications across all our OA services.

Helen Blanchett, Scholarly communications subject specialist, Jisc

Open Journal Systems (OJS)

Kyle Brady, University of St Andrews and Roza Dimitrellou, University of Edinburgh

The Publishing Trap

Dr Jane Secker, City University and Chris Morrison, University of Kent

11.30-12.30 GDPR

Nykhola Strong, OA Scotland and University of Aberdeen and Valerie McCutcheon, University of Glasgow

Delivering the Next-Gen Research Repository: A unified approach to research assets management.

Ghislain Onestas, ExLibris 

 OpenAIRE Guidelines for repositories, COAR Next Generation Repositories WG Recommendations, FAIR Data Action Plan.

Susanna Mornati, 4Science

1300 -1400 Arts outputs and repositories catch-up – an informal opportunity to gather with peers and to share experiences, questions and ideas

Nicola Siminson, The Glasgow School of Art

14:00 -15.30 Eprints User Group

Valerie McCutcheon, University of Glasgow

DSpace User Group

Bram Luyten, Atmire