Repositories: Atmire Acquires Biomed Central’s “Open Repository” Service
From Today’s Announcement:
Atmire has entered into an agreement to acquire Open Repository, BioMed Central’s repository service for academic institutions, charities, NGOs and research organisations.
Under the agreement, Atmire will take over management and support of all Open Repository customers effective from July 28th.
The acquisition adds to Atmire’s client base of institutions using DSpace (an open source repository software package typically used for creating open access repositories) and allows BioMed Central to focus on its core business concerns.
There will be no break in service for Open Repository customers, who will now have access to Atmire’s support team.
See Also: Atmire Client List (August 1, 2o16)
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.