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Stuart Lewis
Head of Digital Library
University of Edinburgh

Stuart Lewis is Head of Digital Library Services at the University of Edinburgh where he is currently responsible for a service portfolio including acquisitions, metadata, e-resources, digital library development, information systems, repositories, and research publications. He has worked with open repositories in various roles over the past six years and has a particular interest in interoperability issues. He is the Community Manager of the SWORD v2 Project, which continues to develop the SWORD repository deposit standard.  Prior to working at Edinburgh, Stuart held the position of Digital Development Manager at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and before that led the Web Applications and Repository Projects Team at Aberystwyth University.

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Profile last updated: 
November 2012

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Motivations for the Development of a Web Resource Synchronisation Framework

Stuart Lewis, Richard Jones and Simeon Warner explain some of the motivations behind the development of the ResourceSync Framework.

issue70 November 2012

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SWORD: Simple Web-service Offering Repository Deposit

Julie Allinson, Sebastien Francois and Stuart Lewis describe the JISC-funded SWORD Project which has produced a lightweight protocol for repository deposit.

issue54 January 2008

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