New [email protected] : "An Overview of E-Prints: The University of Glasgow's Experience"

The AIMS team is pleased to announce the webinar “An overview of EPrints : The University of Glasgow's Experience

The webinar will provide an overview of the features of the open source EPrints repository software.

The webinar addresses researchers, information management specialists, software developers, (agricultural) journal editors,

related data providers and other interested people.

About the webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of the features of the open source EPrints repository software. It will showcase its functionality and demonstrate how it is used by institutions like the the University of Glasgow to support open access and make our research more readily available.


2nd of October 2014 - 16:00 Rome Time (Use Time Converter to calculate the time difference between your location and Rome, Italy)


William Nixon is the Head of Digital Library Services at the University of Glasgow and is responsible for the development of the University’s institutional repository service, Enlighten . He is also a member of the international  Open Repositories Steering Committee, co-program chair of Open Repositories 2015 and the Scientific Committee for OAI9. In 2013 he was elected to the SPARC Europe board for a three year term. 


How to join

The session is open to anyone but places are limited. If you are interested to attend the webinar, send an e-mail to [email protected], containing the following information:

  1. your name
  2. your affiliation
  3. your role
  4. your country

System requirements

Once you have requested to attend the webinar, you will receive an e-mail confirming your place with an URL access. Make sure that:

  1. you have good internet connection
  2. Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
  3. Adobe® Flash® Player 10.3. If in doubt, go to Checking system requirements of the web conferencing programme Adobe Connect.


This webinar is co-sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) , IICA  and University of Glasgow.


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