Posted by: Ian | April 13, 2010

SWORD endpoints

What is a valid endpoint?

Having run a script for several hours, I’ve had a poke at all the repositories I know about:

Total Number of repositories: 2221
Number of repositories with an enpoint DSpace 270
EPrints 9
Number of repositories that responded, but no endoint found 1685
Number of repositories that didn’t respond 257

Not sure what this tells us, other than

Still…. it’s a step in the right direction.



  1. […] of already available IR enhancements that should ideally become more widely implemented, including SWORD endpoint availability, IRUS-UK, OpenAIRE compliance, KeepIt! preservation feature or CRIS and REF2014 […]

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