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E-Prints Alternatives

E-Prints is described as 'EPrints supports research papers, theses, teaching materials, arts and more' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are eight alternatives to E-Prints for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is VuFind, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like E-Prints are Invenio, DSpace, FedoraCommons and Open Journal Systems.

This page was last updated May 20, 2019
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Linux

EPrints supports research papers, theses, teaching materials, arts and more.

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  1. VuFind

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    VuFind is a library resource portal designed and developed for libraries by libraries. The goal of VuFind is to enable your users to search and browse through all of your librarys resources by replacing the traditional OPAC to include:

  2. Invenio

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Invenio is a free, open-source software to run a digital library or document repository on the web.



  3. DSpace

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    DSpace open source software enables open sharing of content that spans organizations, continents and time.

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  4. FedoraCommons

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Fedora (Flexible Extensible Digital Object Repository Architecture) was originally developed by researchers at Cornell University as an architecture for storing, managing, and accessing digital content in the form of digital objects inspired by the Kahn and Wilensky Framework.

  5. Open Journal Systems

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Open Journal Systems (OJS) is an open-source software for the management of peer-reviewed academic journals, and is created by the Public Knowledge Project, released under the GNU General Public License.



  6. Greenstone Digital Library

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Greenstone is a suite of software tools for building and distributing digital library collections on the Internet or CD-ROM. It is open-source, multilingual software, issued under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

  7. Ambra

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Ambra is an innovative Open Source platform for publishing Open Access research articles. Ambra is a high-volume, efficient and economical system for the publication of research articles in all areas of science.

  8. RODA

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Docker

    RODA is a complete digital repository that delivers functionality for all the main units of the OAIS reference model. RODA is based on open-source technologies and is supported by existing standards such as the OAIS, METS, EAD and PREMIS.

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