*Call for contributions – DSpace User Group Meeting at Open Repositories 2012*

“Open Services for Open Content: Local In/Global Out”
9-13 July, University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland

The DSpace User Group is looking for engaging contributions to OR 2012 to inform and enrich the community of developers, researchers, repository managers, administrators and practitioners who work within the DSpace repository environment. As stated in the main conference call for papers, user group proposals are invited describing novel experiences or developments in the construction and use of repositories involving issues specific to the DSpace platform.

*Key dates*
5th  Mar 2012:  Deadline for user group sessions
6th  Apr 2012:  Notification of acceptance
12-13 July 2012:  DSpace User Group Meeting at Open Repositories 2012

In the spirit of the Repository Fringe <http://repositoryfringe.org> tradition at Edinburgh, this year we are especially open to a range of interactive formats for contributions, such as panels, tutorials, facilitated round table discussions, stories, or presentations of varying length. Please indicate such intentions in your proposal.

The following themes may assist but should not limit your imagination:
*Submitting your proposal*
Visit the Open Repositories 2012 conference website: http://or2012.ed.ac.uk/
The submission system is expected to be online shortly. To keep up with developments, follow @openrepos2012 on Twitter or check the website often.

For enquiries, please contact the DSpace User Group Chair, Robin Rice, R.Rice@ed.ac.uk or the local organisers, or2012@ed.ac.uk.

Robin Rice
Data Librarian
EDINA and Data Library
University of Edinburgh

0131 651 1317 (M, W, F)
0131 651 1431 (T, Th)

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