OA Repository of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute - India
The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) was established in 1947 by the Government of India under Ministry of Agriculture with headquarters at Madras.The institutional repository was created to show case the research output and create professional visibility of scientists of the institute.
About the Repository
The repository runs on E-prints software (the repository is referred to as Eprints@CMFRI) and has the following outputs of uploaded or self-archived by CMFRI scientists ; Articles (6344), Books (284), Book Selection (504), Conference item (832), Monographs (273), Teaching Resources (170) and Thesis (171).The repository deposits by item's year of publication shows that an avarage of 200 items per year in the last 10 years(2011-2002).
The subject coverage of the deposited items is mainly fisheries, marine sciences and related sciences. The site is reported to be heavily used by researchers with 63.3% of the visitors from India Eprints@CMFRI is registered with the Registry of Open Access Repository (ROAR), Open DOAR (Directory of Open Access Repository) and Avano OAI Harvester. In 2012 the Ranking Web of World Repositories listed Eprints@CMFRI on number 316 from 1518 top world repositories.
The repository is indexed by Google, Oaister, Base, Scientific Commons and Scirus. When one logs on to the repository site a simple and informative home page with the CMFRI Digital repository banner in the top centre. A brief summary information about the repository is given, a blue navigational banner provides the user easy browsing of the repository.Users can browse by Author, Year, Document type, divisions and subject classification. Search functionalities in the simple and advanced searches is possible.