January 18, 2022

Repositories: Atmire Acquires Biomed Central’s “Open Repository” Service

From Today’s Announcement:

2016-08-01_11-14-22Atmire has entered into an agreement to acquire Open Repository, BioMed Central’s repository service for academic institutions, charities, NGOs and research organisations.

2016-08-01_11-16-09Under 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 (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.