There is a worldwide trend towards Open scholarship and towards the end of 2005 the University of Pretoria (UP) developed the institutional repository named UPSpace Within UPSpace, openUP houses the e-print collection of peer reviewed and published research articles/papers by staff, students and other affiliates of the University of Pretoria. The purpose of this collection is to make the University’s research visible and accessible to the entire international research community, in accordance with the philosophy and practice of Open access as well as the copyright policies of the publishers. These research articles correspond with the University’s Annual Research Report. Submission of research articles started in July 2006 and the openUP collection comprises of 1526 items which have been mapped from the Research articles collections.