Organisations offering storage and preservation services for digital materials.  Many are associated with Higher Education Institutions, but others’ focus is on materials relating to a particular subject matter or discipline.


Cambridge University Library, in association with the University Computing Service, has formulated a major project to provide the University with an institutional digital repository, "Apollo".


The CERN Advanced STORage manager (CASTOR) is a hierarchical storage management system developed at CERN for physics data files. 

DIAMM - Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music

The purpose of the Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music (DIAMM) is to obtain, archive and, where necessary, enhance digital images of European sources of medieval polyphonic music.


EDINA is a JISC funded national Data Centre, offering the UK education and research community networked access to a library of data, information and research resources.

KB e-Depot

The Koninklijke Bibliotheek/National Library of the Netherlands (KB) has developed e-Depot to be a digital information archiving system for Dutch electronic publications.

ShareGeo Open

ShareGeo Open is a spatial data repository that promotes data sharing between creators and users of spatial data. 

The National Archives Digital Repository

The Digital Preservation Department at the National Archives was set up in July 2001 and charged with developing a method of storing, preserving and providing access to electronic Government records.