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SWORDApp on Facebook

Simple Web-service Offering Repository Deposit is what SWORD is short for.

SWORD has been funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee to develop the SWORD profile and a number of demonstration implementations.

The SWORD vision is 'lowering the barriers to deposit', principally for depositing content (any content!) into repositories, but potentially for depositing into any system which wants to receive content from remote sources. From the website at