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October 9, 2017

University of Pennsylvania. Penn Libraries to end partnership with†bepress. The Penn Libraries will begin exploring open source options for hosting Pennís institutional repository, ScholarlyCommons, which provides free and open access to scholarly works created by Penn faculty, staff, and students. [Full Announcement].

July 9, 2007

bepress. bepress to market and support its Institutional Repository platform. The Berkeley Electronic Press announced that it would begin selling its Institutional Repository platform directly. The bepress Institutional Repository platform currently powers the eScholarship Repository of the University of California system as well as over 50 schools under the name of Digital Commons sold by ProQuest Information and Learning. [Full Announcement].

June 25, 2004

bepress. Berkeley Electronic Press and ProQuest announce New Institutional Repository Service. ProQuest Information and Learning has launched a new digital institutional repository product, Digital Commons. The resource, powered by the vigorous Bepress platform, the technology partner driving the University of California's eScholarship Repository, offers a highly desirable combination of feature/functionality and price that is unmatched by any other IR product currently on the market. [Full Announcement].