About Repository Fringe

Repository Fringe provides an annual forum for repository administrators, developers/coders, and information professionals to interact and explore the application of innovative technologies including cultural developments (such as research data management principles and open data, social media, altmetrics) to their ongoing repository work in a relaxed and informal environment.

It draws on alternative meeting formats such as ‘the unconference’, ‘hackdays’, and the wired conference to create an active, participative and eclectic atmosphere within which to share ideas. A ‘festival’ mood is also enhanced by co-location with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which helps to attract national and international delegates to the forum.

Our “Fringe” status reflects our affection for Open Repositories, the annual international conference from which Repository Fringe was originally inspired and spun off.

For more information on how to contact the organisers and connect with Repository Fringe on various social media sites take a look at our Contact page.

Cupcakes from the 2011 Repository Fringe.The bringing of cake or other unusual conference treats is optional but encouraged!

0 comments on “About Repository Fringe
2 Pings/Trackbacks for "About Repository Fringe"
  1. […] week Ellen Cole and I travelled up to Edinburgh to take part in the Repository Fringe, an annual event for information professionals, developers, repository and research managers to […]

  2. […] week Ellen Cole and I travelled up to Edinburgh to take part in the Repository Fringe, an annual event for information professionals, developers, repository and research managers to […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

 

Repository Fringe 2013 logo

Latest Tweets

Repository Fringe 2014 is organised by:

The Digital Curation Centre

EDINA

University of Edinburgh Library and Collections