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SWORD 3 Kick-off Meeting

SWORD 3 Kick-off Meeting



Ideas/suggestions slides for the SWORD3 Project kick-off meeting with the SWORD team on 23rd November 2009 at JISC, Brettenham House London

Ideas/suggestions slides for the SWORD3 Project kick-off meeting with the SWORD team on 23rd November 2009 at JISC, Brettenham House London



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  • JISC had strong ideas on this. Devise a model for supporting SWORD including developing a website knowledge base and enhanced documentation including a technical primer for SWORD implementers. Develop additional SWORD usage and implementation case studies e.g. based on Microsoft uptake Hold SWORD promotional event with show-and-tells, demonstrations, and technical workshops
  • Develop a ‘SWORD enabled’ repositories registry prototype and populate for use in promoting SWORD uptake.
  • Any suggestions for other

SWORD 3 Kick-off Meeting SWORD 3 Kick-off Meeting Presentation Transcript

  • UKOLN is supported by: SWORD 3 Kick-off Meeting 23 rd November 2009 JISC HQ, Brettenham House, London Adrian Stevenson SWORD Project Manager
  • SWORD Phase 3
    • What do we do?
      • Ideas from today
      • From Deposit Show n’Tell
      • From UKOLN Proposal
      • From SWORD Futures Workshop
      • Carried over from SWORD phases 1 and 2
    • How?
    • Discussion doc: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/repositories/digirep/index/SWORD3_discussion_paper
    • http://tinyurl.com/y9vwgd6
  • From DepST: SWORDCamp
    • Idea from Deposit show-and-tell in London
    • A week of hands on development
      • agree package standard in advance
        • Based on OAI-ORE
      • update demonstrators
      • update their clients/code
    • Timed to coincide with Open Repositories 2010
  • More from Show and Tell
    • More SWORD Extensions
    • Making current test implementations ‘truly’ interoperable
    • Other projects provide packaging solution? PRONOM?
    • Make Update/Delete explicit in SWORDAPP?
  • From Proposal: Development work
    • Maintenance and development of SWORD application profile
    • Update SWORD demonstrator repositories and clients
    • Synergies with project activity in the area
    • Tie in with repository handshake strand of international repositories workshop
  • From Proposal: Community Support & Advocacy
    • Reflective piece on why SWORD has been a success
    • Devise a support model for SWORD
    • Increase uptake by marketing and promotion
    • Additional use and implementation case studies
  • From Proposal: Prototyping Registries
    • Prototype SWORD package types registry.
    • P rototype ‘SWORD enabled’ repositories registry?
    • Explore adding ‘SWORD enabled’ info to existing registries e.g. OpenDOAR
  • From Proposal: Standardising SWORD
    • Investigate standardising SWORD profile with e.g. NISO, CEN, and others. Suggestions?
    • Evaluate cost/benefit and make recommendations.
    • Consider alternatives to formal standardisation
  • From SWORD Futures Workshop
    • X-Headers
      • IETF clear - they shouldn't be used
    • Documentation
      • Primer, technical discovery doc, registry of implementations
    • Development ideas
      • SWORD in Zotero, Apple, Open Office?
    • Extending SWORD
      • funder information
    • Package Formats
      • Maintain current SWORD TYPES at UKOLN
      • .. but registries for formats/schemas are relevant to many
    • SWORD Standardisation
  • From Phase 1 and 2
    • Advocacy/Uptake
      • With NPG
    • Technical Developments
      • Improved integration with more complex workflows
      • OAI-ORE
      • Extending to full APP – CRUD
      • OpenAuth/OpenID as replacement for mediated deposit
    • Standardisation
  • Other stuff
    • Sort SWORD and Federated Authorisation
      • re. JORUM and other JISC services
    • SWORD for Publishers - DFF
    • SWORD acronym
      • Simple Web Service Offering Resource Deposit
  • Anything Else?
    • … .
    • … .
  • More Info and Contact
    • SWORD Website:
    • http://www.swordapp.org
    • http://twitter.com/swordapp
    • General queries:
      • Adrian Stevenson [email_address]
    • Technical queries:
      • Sword sourceforge list [email_address]