Repository Platforms

Enabling deposit, preservation, and access to digital content.
Tool Implementation Cost Platform Installation User interface API
ArchivesSpace
  • Download
  • Free
  • Lin
  • Mac
  • Win
  • Moderate
  • Web
  • Yes
CKAN
  • Download
  • Web Service
  • Free
  • Subscription
  • Lin
  • Complex
  • Web
  • Yes
CONTENTdm
  • Download
  • Service
  • Subscription
  • Lin
  • Win
  • Simple
  • Web
  • Yes
DataBank
  • Download
  • Free
  • Lin
  • Complex
  • CL
  • Web
  • Yes
DSpace
  • Download
  • Free
  • Lin
  • Mac
  • Win
  • Moderate
  • Web
  • Yes
EPrints
  • Download
  • Free
  • Lin
  • Mac
  • Win
  • Moderate
  • Web
  • Yes
Fedora
  • Download
  • Free
  • Lin
  • Mac
  • Win
  • Complex
  • CL
  • Web
  • Yes

ArchivesSpace is an archives information management application for managing both physical and digital archival holdings.

CKAN is a catalogue and repository platform tailored for publishing datasets.

CONTENTdm is a digital collection management system and hosting service. 

DataBank is a scalable, domain-agnostic data repository system designed specifically to manage and share research data in an institutional setting.

DSpace is an institutional repository system which enables easy deposit, preservation, and access for all types of digital content. 

EPrints provides digital repository software that is intended to create a highly configurable web-based repository.   

Fedora provides the back-end foundation for digital repository systems responsible for managing and preserving all types of digital content.