[LIS-Forum] Open Access Repositories over the World

Sanjeev Kumar Jain sanjeevmlis at gmail.com
Sat Jan 6 12:55:43 IST 2007


Dear LIS Professionals and Managers

The *Open*DOAR <http://www.opendoar.org/index.html> service provides a
quality-assured listing of open access repositories around the world.
*Open*DOAR
staff harvest and assign metadata to allow categorisation and analysis to
assist the wider use and exploitation of repositories. Each of the
repositories has been visited by *Open*DOAR staff to ensure a high degree of
quality and consistency in the information provided: *Open*DOAR is
maintained by SHERPA.
Service Aims of *Open*DOAR <http://www.opendoar.org/index.html>
*Survey the growing field of academic open access research repositories and
categorise them in terms of locale, content and other measures. *

*Produce a descriptive list of open access repositories of relevance to
academic research. *

*Provide a comprehensive & authoritative list for end users wishing to find
particular types of, or specific repositories. *

*Deliver a comprehensive, structured and maintained list with clear update
and self-regulation protocols to enable development of the list. *

*Play a prominent international role in the organisation of and access to
open access repository services. *

*Support Open Access outreach and advocacy endeavours within institutions
and globally. *
..........................................................
Sanjeev Kumar Jain
Central Library
Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur - 721 302
Mobile: +91-97328-95328
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sanjeevmlis at gmail.com
sanjeevmlis at yahoo.co.in
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Dear LIS Professionals and Managers
The http://www.opendoar.org/index.html
Open
DOAR
service provides a quality-assured listing of open access repositories around the world.
Open
DOAR staff harvest and assign metadata to allow categorisation and analysis to assist the wider use and exploitation of repositories. Each of the repositories has been visited by
Open
DOAR staff to ensure a high degree of quality and consistency in the information provided:
Open
DOAR is maintained by SHERPA.
Service Aims of
Open
DOAR http://www.opendoar.org/index.html
Survey the growing field of academic open access research repositories and categorise them in terms of locale, content and other measures.
Produce a descriptive list of open access repositories of relevance to academic research.
Provide a comprehensive & authoritative list for end users wishing to find particular types of, or specific repositories.
Deliver a comprehensive, structured and maintained list with clear update and self-regulation protocols to enable development of the list.
Play a prominent international role in the organisation of and access to open access repository services.
Support Open Access outreach and advocacy endeavours within institutions and globally.
..........................................................
Sanjeev Kumar Jain
Central Library
Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur - 721 302
Mobile: +91-97328-95328
-----------------------------------------------------------
mailto:sanjeevmlis at gmail.com sanjeevmlis at gmail.com
mailto:sanjeevmlis at yahoo.co.in sanjeevmlis at yahoo.co.in


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