Authors - Julie Allinson SHERPA to YODL-ING: Digital Mountaineering at York Julie Allinson and Elizabeth Harbord describe the development of digital repositories for the University of York. 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. What Is an Open Repository? Julie Allinson, Jessie Hey, Chris Awre and Mahendra Mahey report on the Open Repositories 2007 conference, held in San Antonio, Texas between 23-26 January 2007. A Dublin Core Application Profile for Scholarly Works Julie Allinson, Pete Johnston and Andy Powell describe a Dublin Core application profile for describing scholarly works that makes use of FRBR and the DCMI Abstract Model. DC 2006: Metadata for Knowledge and Learning Julie Allinson, Rachel Heery, Pete Johnston and Rosemary Russell report on DC 2006, the sixth international conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, held 3 - 6 October 2006. The Rustle of Digital Curation: The JISC Annual Conference Julie Allinson, Marieke Guy and Maureen Pennock find themselves contemplating e-frameworks, digital curation and repositories at the JISC Annual Conference. The Second Digital Repositories Programme Meeting Julie Allinson and Mahendra Mahey report on a 2-day JISC Digital Repositories Meeting focusing on project clusters working together and other related issues held by JISC in Warwick, UK over 27-28 March 2006.