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AIMS Newsletter no. 14, November 2012

Webinars @ AIMS: Introducing Linked Open Data

A series of Webinars on Linked Open Data (LOD) will be offered to the Agricultural Information Management Community from December 2012 to January 2013. Specialists will introduce LOD and provide examples on how linking works in practice. Presentations will be held in the six official languages of FAO. The programme with the exact dates and speakers will be published on AIMS next week.

 

Highlights

  • Presentations of the AOS 2012 Workshop are now online. More info.
  • Abstracts, slides and reviews on Open Access Week @ AIMS Webinars are  now available. More info.
  • New "Questions & Answers” service. More info.
  • "Institutional Repository Development: A Case Study of KARI and KAINet" a repository development case study. More info.
  • AIMS participates in development new draft standard XKOS. More info.
  • Workshop on Open Access and Agricultural Repositories in Limassol, Cyprus. More info.
  • Open Access Policy Mandates page updated. More info.

 

Upcoming Events

 

Glossary

What are Preprints and Postprints? A preprint is the draft of a research paper that has not yet been published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal, while a postprint is the version of a research paper that has undergone the peer review process.

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5 Questions on the AgriOcean DSpace Community of Practice

This month Thembani Malapela, member of the AgriOcean DSpace team, answers the following 5 questions about the use, benefits and challenges of the AgriOcean DSpace Community of Practice.
 

  1. Who is involved in the AgriOcean DSpace community and who is invited to participate?
  2. What are the main developments within the community?
  3. What are the main advantages of being member of the AgriOcean DSpace community?
  4. What are the main developments within the community?
  5. What are the challenges of the AgriOcean DSpace community?

Read here the interview with Thembani Malapela on the AgriOcean DSpace Community.

 


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