Repository commonly refers to a location for storage, often for safety or preservation.

Repository may also refer to:

  • Repository (version control), a concept from distributed revision control that refers to a data structure
  • Repository clone, concept from distributed revision control
  • Repository (publishing), real or virtual facility for the deposit of academic publications such as academic journal articles
  • Repository Open Service Interface Definition, O.K.I. specification which defines the storing and retrieving of digital content
  • The Repository, daily newspaper serving the greater Canton, Ohio area
  • Component repository management, field of configuration management
  • Deep geological repository for radioactive waste
  • Information repository, developed to mitigate problems arising from data proliferation
  • Institutional repository, universities create digital collections of an institution's scholarly research
  • National repository, repository for academic publications
  • National Mine Map Repository, U.S. government-run facility assuming the responsibility of storing information extracted from mining maps, including pictures of the actual maps
  • Serum repository, facility which stores frozen serum for future retrieval and study
  • Software repository, storage location from which software packages may be retrieved and installed on a computer
  • Digital repository, also known as a virtual or digital library
  • Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions, and politics, British periodical published 1809-1829, commonly called Ackermann's Repository

Famous quotes containing the word repository:

    I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King—my republican feelings and principles forbid it—the simplicity of our system of government forbids it.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)