AGRIS welcomes new contributor - JSciMed Central

The AGRIS team wishes to welcome one of the newest contributors to the International System for Agricultural Science and Technology (AGRIS), one of the world’s leading public information services in food and agriculture.

JSciMed Central from the United States joins the more than 500 institutions including research centers, academic institutions, publishers, governmental bodies, development programmes, international and national organizations from 150 countries that currently contribute to AGRIS.

JSciMed Central publishes international, peer-reviewed science, medicine, and engineering journals. It is an Open Access platform to support scientific innovation and advancement in the research community by increasing access to peer-reviewed quality research articles. JSciMed Central encourages the advancement of high-quality research on the international stage by supporting the science and technology publishing and the unrestricted flow of scientific information through the Open Access platform.

By participating in AGRIS, organizations’ publications are helping to bridge the access gap for scientific literature, exposing it to an international audience through the wide distribution of AGRIS.

The AGRIS platform provides free access to more than 12 million records of publications in the area of food and agriculture in nearly 90 different languages. It facilitates access to reference books, journal articles, monographs, book chapters, datasets and grey literature ­­- including unpublished scientific and technical reports, theses, dissertations and conference papers.

The scientific information and data in AGRIS are used by an average of 600,000 users worldwide every month - and the number of partners continues to grow. AGRIS is also indexed and made accessible via Google Scholar, extending global access to scientific information and data.

The main impact of AGRIS is a constant increase in the flow of and access to information in the food and agriculture domain. AGRIS provides a great opportunity to increase analysis of agricultural performance and consequently help to inform investment, innovation and policy, driving changes toward increased sustainability in the agriculture sector and progress toward the goal of living in a world with zero hunger.

Learn more about JSciMed Central

To learn more about contributing to agris visit agris.fao.org or email [email protected]


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