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Institutional repositories in SA

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University of Stellenbosch's IR Wiki

All IR-related info – specifically issues that concern SA universities. 



eSearch Africa

African IR for research and ETDs

created by Arthur Sales aslo with Google Federation Search enigine technology




South African and African federated searching with Google federation search engine technology

Created by Ina Smith





More from Ina Interview on UPSpace and other IR's available at http://info.emeraldinsight.com/librarians/info/viewpoints/repositories.htm

As part of the following article


Developing a Web 2.0 Service Model/ Margaret Adolphus (UK)




Wits has a presentation repository.



Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Digital Knowledge


CPUT Library finally has the repository up and running.



From Ina Smith, Digital Repository Manager, University fo Pretoria. 
In Africa: 22
In SA: 14
For an updated list go to Ina contribution on the Driver Wiki on my Open Access in South Africa page.
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Name of IR: CSIR Research Space
Software used: DSpace
Durban University of Technology
Name of IR: DUT IR

URL: http://ir.dut.ac.za

Software used: DSpace
North-West University
Name of IR: Boloka
Software used: DSpace
Rhodes University
Name of IR: ReRR

URL: http://eprints.ru.ac.za

Software used: EPrints


Stellenbosch University
Name of IR: SUNeTD

URL: https://etd.sun.ac.za/jspui

Software used: DSpace

UCT Computer Science Research Document Archive
Name of IR: UCT CS Archive

URL: http://pubs.cs.uct.ac.za

Software used: EPrints

UCT Lawspace
Name of IR: Lawspace
Software used: DSpace
University of Johannesburg
Name of IR: UJDigispace

URL: http://ujdigispace.uj.ac.za

Software used: DSpace

University of Pretoria

Name of IR: UPeTD

URL: http://upetd.up.ac.za/UPeTD.htm

Software used: Virginia Tech

University of Pretoria

Name of IR: UPSpace

URL:  http://repository.up.ac.za and https://repository.up.ac.za 

Software used: DSpace

University of South Africa

URL: http://etd.unisa.ac.za

Software used: Virginia Tech

New repository on DSpace to be launched soon.
University of the Western Cape
Name of IR: AHERO
Software used: Unknown
University of the Western Cape

Name of IR: UWC Theses and Dissertations

URL: http://etd.uwc.ac.za

Software used: Unknown
University of the Witwatersrand

Name of IR: WIReDSpace

URL: http://witsetd.wits.ac.za:8080/dspace

Software used: DSpace

Kind regards,
Ina Smith

Digital Research Repository (UPSpace) Manager & eApplication Specialist

Department of Library Services

University of Pretoria



South Africa

Tel.: +27 12 420 3082

Fax: +27 12 362 5100 or 086 634 4663

Skype: smith.ina

E-mail: ina.smith@up.ac.za 







http://www.sabinet.co.za/oai/ is set up for SASLI and the open access

conferences/workshops in South Africa.



The Documentation Centre has embarked on an ambitious project to

digitise its collections. The collections digitised thus far are

available via the Centres website at http://scnc.ukzn.ac.za (Use

digital Library link)

or at http://dcdocs.ukzn.ac.za (Directly).

Please post any queries/suggestions by reply email or telephone 2607350.


K. Chetty

Head Documentation Centre


Hoosain Suleman's Departmental Repository at UCT

An E-print respository in SA Hoosain Suleman's UCT Computer Science Department repository at http://pubs.cs.uct.ac.za/


Rhodes EResearch Repository


Rhodes eResearch Repository

"is an open access institutional repository of the academic and research output from the Rhodes University community. Current contents include full-text theses, journal articles and papers from conferences, workshops and other events. The repository is administered by Rhodes University Library." From their pages



University of Pretoria UPSpace


UpSpace is the open access digital research repository of the University of Pretoria! It runs on Dspace



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