Beneficiaries must also ensure open access to the bibliographic metadata that identify the deposited publication. Correct identification of the publication is necessary for aggregating and linking research output to projects, author information and related datasets. When the work is correctly described, OpenAIRE can harvest the work from local repositories and link it to other information.

The bibliographic metadata must be in a standard format and must include all of the following:

Your local repository manager can help out with this. If any further questions arise, you can contact your local NOAD through our helpdesk.