You have stimulated our imaginations. I think the first Hollywood
blockbuster on the theme of institutional repositories is drawing closer.
'Admiral Hornblower PhD'? 'Scrutiny on the Bounty'? Or a film in which a
team of upright marine scientists has their repository uploads intercepted
by an unscrupulous rival crew - 'Pirates of the Caribbean' ...
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Repositories discussion list
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Leslie Carr
> Sent: 15 November 2006 15:55
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> Subject: Re: spotted in an EPrints multimedia repository
> On 15 Nov 2006, at 15:09, Michael Fraser wrote:
> > Can they, do they, upload from these heaving ships (is 'upload' the
> > right word here?) directly to the repository?
> In this case, the repository is a replacement for a bespoke database.
> I have just put your question to one of their research
> officers. Most of the time no processing, identification or
> classification of the captured material is undertaken until
> the staff return to the office, so the repository is not 'in
> situ' and deposits take place well after the capture of the
> Les Carr