IT Services and the Main Library of the University of Zurich present a satellite EPrints User Group Meeting on Wednesday, 9th September, 9h00 to 13h00.

Since we have Adam Field (ECS Services, University of Southampton) and Peter West (Digital Repository Services, Ltd) as guests, the meeting language will be English.

Chairman: Dr. Martin Brändle (ZORA - Zurich Open Repository and Archive, IT Services and Main Library University of Zurich)


If you are interested to join and have not yet registered, please do so at:


Address: Gloriastrasse 18, 8006 Zürich

Room: M 286/290 (Entrance B, 2nd floor)

Download map here



Welcome and Introduction

Martin Brändle (Universität Zürich)


EPrints Software and Community Update
Adam Field (EPrints Services)

ORCID Demonstrator for University of Bern
Peter West (Digital Repository Services Ltd)

Citation Statistics in IRStats2
Martin Brändle (Universität Zürich)

Journal Database: Quality assessment and syncing with SHERPA/RoMEO
Martin Brändle (Universität Zürich)

MePrints at HSG
Ruedi Lindegger (Hochschule St. Gallen)

Git code repository and code deployment
Christoph Müller (cmdt information gmbh)

Ad hoc presentations (all)

Coffee Break

Open Discussion


  • Core-code improvements (Martin Brändle, Universität Zürich)
  • Plugin compatibility improvements (Jens Vieler, Universität Zürich)


  • Professional structure at ECS (strategy, marketing, support, development, documentation, ...) (Christoph Müller, cmdt information gmbh)
  • "Maintenance contracts" with EPrints operators for funding development? (Christoph Müller, cmdt information gmbh)
  • Steering board for future development of EPrints (including EPrints operators) (Christoph Müller, cmdt information gmbh)
  • Release Management (when and why update?)(Jens Vieler, Universität Zürich)  
  • Regular Swiss EPrints operators' meetings (Martin Brändle, Universität Zürich)


Conclusions and Farewell