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AIMS supports Open Access focusing on the promotion of methodologies and good practices to enhance the accessibility and visibility of research data in agriculture and related sciences on the Web.

AIMS facilitates efficient dissemination and easier access to research outputs through the following key ways:

  • promoting good practices by facilitating networking through the AIMS communities of practice;
  • recommending the use of appropriate metadata standards for the creation, management and exchange of meaningful bibliographic information;
  • publishing and maintaining subject vocabularies; and
  • customizing tools to use recommended metadata and subject vocabularies

Within the CIARD initiative AIMS becomes a reference point for the above four elements.

Monthly Spotlight

Nuevo Webinar@AIMS: Confederación de Repositorios de Acceso Abierto (COAR)

Nos complace informales que el próximo seminario web organizado en el marco de la Comunidad AIMS será sobre "La Confederación de Repositorios de Acceso Abierto (COAR)" el 29 julio 2014 de las 16:00 a las 17:00 (CEST).
El seminario online presentará COAR, asociación internacional sin fines de lucro que tiene como objetivo promover mayor visibilidad y aplicación de los resultados de la investigación a través de las redes globales de repositorios digitales de acceso abierto

La sesión está abierta a cualquier persona, pero las plazas son limitadas. Si está interesado en asistir al seminario online, envíe un e-mail a aims@fao.org

Más información aquí.

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Group of Interest

With the objective to facilitate the sharing of news, case studies and ideas, the Open Access Group of Interest includes information management specialists that work on the promotion of the accessibility and visibility of different research outputs  in agriculture, such as documents, data, learning materials and other content types.