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The ARROW project ends December 2008


The ARROW project will identify and test software or solutions to support best practice institutional digital repositories comprising e-prints, electronic theses, e-research and electronic publishing.

The ARROW project is funded by the Australian Commonwealth Department of Education, Science and Training, under the Research Information Infrastructure Framework for Australian Higher Education.

The ARROW Project is sponsored as part of the Commonwealth Government's Backing Australia's Ability.

Consortium and Community Members

The ARROW Consortium comprises: Monash University (lead institution), National Library of Australia, the University of New South Wales, and Swinburne University of Technology. University of Southern Queensland became a member in September 2006 through the PILIN Project

ARROW Community members are: Central Queensland University, La Trobe University, Macquarie University, Monash University, Murdoch University, National Library of Australia, Queensland University of Technology, Swinburne University of Technology, University of Ballarat, University of Newcastle, University of New England, University of New South Wales, University of South Australia, University of Southern Queensland, University of the Sunshine Coast, University of Western Sydney.

This Site...

This site provides details on the ARROW Project through the navigation links at the top of this page.


ARROW Discovery Service

ARROW Discovery Service managed by the National Library of Australia (NLA). A complementary activity of ARROW is the development of this service using metadata harvested from the institutional repositories.


Monash UniversityNational Library of AustraliaThe University of New South WalesSwinburne University of Technology University of Southern Queensland


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