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bin remove csrf Feb 17, 2017
config fix citation engine, GH #168, GH, #169 Feb 21, 2017
data Putting the default file location in the local directory Jul 5, 2016
devel Nameless Authors #70 Jan 5, 2017
environments Provide warnings when no local configuration has been installed Sep 23, 2016
etc Making audit layer aware. Adding add_job to queue command line Jan 31, 2017
fixes Adding default status 'new' for all imports (via web or command line) Feb 7, 2017
lib fix citation engine, GH #168, GH, #169 Feb 21, 2017
public embargo_to Feb 20, 2017
scss Merge pull request #127 from LibreCat/linting-mypub-scss Jan 25, 2017
t remove unneeded test Feb 17, 2017
vagrant add a Vagrantfile, issue #37 Jan 25, 2017
views Merge branch 'dev' of into dev Feb 21, 2017
.editorconfig Add *.tt to .editorconfig Jan 22, 2017
.gitignore ignore spec files Feb 20, 2017
.perltidyrc perltidy May 30, 2016
.tidyallrc perltidy May 30, 2016
.travis.yml inspire importer, some refactoring, switch for DOI imports: crossref … Nov 11, 2016
Changes changes Feb 21, 2017 Add CodeClimate badges to Jan 25, 2017 Providing examples in the startup scripts to reroute the TMP directory Dec 1, 2016
config.yml add OAI stylesheet, thanks Eprints, #114 Feb 14, 2017
cpanfile Merge branch 'dev' into feature_remove_csrf Feb 17, 2017 Provide example scripts for executing cron jobs Jan 25, 2017 Support dropping all version databases Feb 7, 2017
layers.yml-example Adding a example layers file Sep 14, 2016

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LibreCat - an institutional repository

LibreCat is a new institutional repository system developed by LibreCat Group which has as its key features:

  • institutional repository
  • publication list manager for reseachers
  • institutional research data archive.

The development started in 2013 in Bielefeld and was made available on GitHub from the start. Since 2015 the code is in production at Bielefeld and is currently being in heavy development to allow for local adaptations.


  • Cataloging of many record types: Book, Book (Editor), Book Chapter, Book Review, Conference Abstract, Conference (Editor), Conference Paper, Dissertation, Encyclopedia Article, Journal Article, Special Issue, Newspaper Article, Preprint, Report, Translation, Translation (Section), Working Paper, Thesis, Research Data, Project, Award, Research Group
  • Drag and drop upload of full-text publications
  • Copycat from DOI, PubMED, Arxiv and Web of Science
  • Google Scholar indexation support
  • Citation Styles for AMA, APA, Frontiers, Harvard, IEEE, LNCS, MLA, BibTeX, RIS
  • Full MathJAX Latex support to add mathematical formulas in abstracts and titles
  • Pluggable authentication modules
  • Delegate input and management to user others
  • Multilingual support
  • ElasticSearch indexing
  • Pluggable file store backend
  • Command line support using 'Catmandu'
  • OAI-PMH and SRU
  • REST / content negotiation
  • The LibreCat is open source and shipped with the same license as the Perl language:


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