Tips on how to manage a DSpace repository storage are offered by Brum Luyten of @MIRE in a recent posting. The premise of the post is that it is worth investigating whether it is really the new and valuable repository content occupying your hard drives.
On behalf of SIDALC, I would like to thank to all the libraries that have georeferenced their information. This exercise had the objective to raise the visibility of libraries and information centers of the SIDALC Alliance participants (each link has an access to your library's information in the directory).
In the near future, it will be possible to access to information by country, such as...
Agropolis International, ADBS-LR et Doccitanist organisent une journée consacrée aux enjeux de l’Open Access pour la recherche. Cette journée se tiendra le lundi 17 juin 2013, à Montpellier, mais sera aussi retransmise en direct, en français.
Science ministers from the G8 group of the world’s richest countries have jointly endorsed the need to increase access to publicly-funded research.
They have approved a statement which proposes to the G8 for consideration new areas for collaboration and agreement on global challenges, global research infrastructure, open scientific research data, and increasing access to the peer-reviewed,...
New Ontology plug-in
The Hasselt University (Belgium) has developed an ontology plug-in which can be used as an authority tool in the submission process of any repository, document or content management system. It searches multiple thesauri and ontologies simultaneously by using a web service broker. The broker can be configured to access any web service.
At this moment, it searches...
We are pleased to announce that the Hasselt University (Belgium) has recently developed an ontology plug-in.
The Organization for Tropical Studies took the initiative to develop the National Bibliography on Tropical Biology (BINABITROP) which is a database that contains the references of more than 39,000 publications in English and Spanish (books, selected chapters, thesis, articles, reports, and multimedia) on biology and related topics regarding Costa Rica.
The search can be conducted by entering the...