Dear Colleagues,

As we count down to the Seventh International Conference on Open 
Repositories (OR2012) on 9-13 July, 2012 we are pleased to announce that 
we have well in excess of 300 delegates registered for OR2012!

For those yet to register (including a number of presenters!!) don't 
miss the opportunity to book the Early Booking rate for the Seventh 
International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2012) on 9-13 July
2012. This ends at midnight (BST) on Monday 18 June. Thereafter 
registration will charged at the full-price rate of £350 thereafter. 
There is also a day rate of £115.

Delegates can register for OR2012 via the conference electronic payment 
system (

DevCSI are once again organising the very successful Developer 
Challenge, sponsored this year by Microsoft Research. To post your ideas 
or for further details visit:

The draft programme is available at: This is provisional and, as 
such, timings may change. Further details
including Pecha Kucha and Repository Fringe sessions, closing keynote, 
session chairs etc will also be incorporated in the coming days. Please
check the website for updates.

Delegates can also register for the workshops on Monday and Tuesday at Please note that the workshops are free but
you will need the EDN number from your receipt from the conference 
electronic payment system to register for the workshops.

For those interested in amplifying the conference through live blogging, 
tweets, photographs etc please visit: and 
register your interest.

Accommodation is booked separately -

Additional information about the conference is provided on the OR2012 
website -

We look forward to welcoming you to Edinburgh for OR2012.

Stuart Macdonald & William Nixon
On behalf of OR2012 Organising Committee


Elin Stangeland 
DSpace@Cambridge Repository Manager 
Cambridge University Library 
West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR 
tel. 01223 333 130