The University of Pretoria Library Service has two institutional repositories: UPeTD for electronic theses and dissertations in operation since 2000, and UPSpace for research papers, conference papers and a variety of other research material. The presentation looks at the contribution of the repositories to the following strategies:
Knowledge stewardship, Open scholarship, Profiling prominent researchers, Preservation and digitization. Realising the potential of and IR for new opportunities is in itself a strategy. Presented at the Carnegie Workshop, Johannesburg, 17 July 2007.