Institutional Repositories (IR) Platform Project Group

The IR Platform Project Group completed its work and issued a final report: Prerequisites for an Alliance Shared Institutional Repository Program (PDF)


July 2019 – December 2020

Type of Group and General Comments

Project. For more information, see the Team and Group Structure page.


This IR Platform project group played a key role in supporting the ULCs charge to provide broad oversight and leadership for the development, stewardship, and dissemination of unique and local content, by identifying, recommending, and planning for a pilot of an Alliance centrally-supported institutional repository (IR) platform and service model. Group activities included: creating use case scenarios; conducting internal and external environmental scans; comparing functionalities and costs of potential IRs, and developing recommendations for service model.


Unique & Local Content Team