open access repository

  • Status of Open Access as of March 31, 2013

    Recent figures from major Open Access data providers in both green and gold, point to an increased growth as of 31st March 2013. The following sources map the global picture of the present status of Open Access and these include Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association statistics, Directory of Open Access Journals (...
  • A recent AgriOcean DSpace installation in Africa!

    Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) Institutional Repository is an AgriOcean DSpace digital repository that covers the marine and fresh water environments.   The repository aims to specifically collect, preserve and facilitate access to all research output from Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute ,their library records and national deposits....
  • Open Access Advocacy at Sudan Higher Education Institutions National Level (SudanHENL)

    The SudanHENL case study describes the open access advocacy campaign involving three higher educational institutions in Sudan that decided to collectively partner in raising open access awareness in their respective institutions. The three institutions are the University of Khartoum, Sudan University of Science and Technology (SUST) and El Neelain University.   ...
  • ORCID: Connecting Research & Researchers

    The objective of this webinar is to provide a short overview about various aspects of the ORCID. How can you get or assign ORCID identifiers? Where and how is the ORCID used? Who’s behind the ORCID? What is the business model of ORCID?
  • COAR: Enhancing research visibility through Open Access repositories

    The objective of this webinar is to provide an overview of COAR and its activities in support of the development of a global network of repositories. The vision of COAR is to build a seamless knowledge infrastructure through a global Open Access repository network. COAR pursues its vision through an ...
  • Overview of the Open Access Repository Capacity Strengthening Programme for Africa (OA-RCSP)

    The collaborative programme OA-RCSP supports research institutions in Africa with the establishment of Open Access repositories and thus facilitates the access and use of knowledge. It is conducted by the Royal Tropical Institute of the Netherlands, the Association of African Universities and other collaborators like the UNESCO, INASP, national consortia ...
  • Results of the New AGRIS Vision 2007-2012: advocating for Open Access to Research

    The AGRIS Network that exists since 1975 and provides links and metadata to scientific agricultural information supports the accessibility and exchange of Agricultural knowledge. Since 2007 AGRIS works with the Open Access principles by promoting full text entries and by introducing corresponding tools and interoperability standards.The AGRIS Network consists of more ...
  • Open Access to Agricultural Research: Developments and policies

    Within the last years the awareness about scholarly communication has been raised which is important for the formulation of future policies in this area. This development can be deduced from the growing number of Open Access journals and repositories which are mostly supported by the scholar community. The Directory of ...
  • Value-added services for the Wageningen Institutional Repository (WaY)

    The presentation introduced the Wageningem Yield (WaY) repository within the context of the METIS system (a university-wide research information system also used as a data entry for the repository). Through this infrastructure, the repository contents have managed to grow, for example, since 2003, 100 000 records were fed to the repository by the ...