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OAI7 in Geneva

| ivnieuwe
The next CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication (OAI7), will be held at the University of Geneva on 22-24 June 2011. The call for ideas is open until Sep. 15 link: School on Digital Libraries & Repositories: Modeling, Best Practices, Interoperability

| Paolo Manghi
3-8 October 2010 University of Athens Athens, Greece The European project, (Digital Library Interoperability, Best Practices and Modelling Foundations) is delighted to announce its Autumn School on "Digital Libraries and Digital Repositories: Modelling, Best Practices, and Interoperability", whi...

COAR and OpenAIRE: Enhancing the Interoperability of Repositories for International Research

| Paolo Manghi
Bird of Feather session at OR 2010 Wednesday, July 7, 2010 @ 17:30 - 19:00 Interoperability of open access repositories enhances the visibility of research outputs and adds value to repositories. Therefore, the development and implementation of interoperable standards and consistent policies is important for i...

Call-for-Papers - 2nd Workshop: Making Digital Libraries Interoperable

| Paolo Manghi
Making Digital Libraries Inter operable, 9-10 September 2010, during the 14th European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL2010), Glasgow, Scotland, UK Workshop Theme The central theme of the 2nd Workshop will be "Digital Library Interoperability". Interoperability is a mult...

CFP - Third Workshop on Very Large Digital Libraries @ ECDL 2010

| Paolo Manghi
The Call for Papers of the Third Workshop on Very Large Digital Libraries is now open. Deadline for submission is 25th of June, 2010. Click here for more information...

Chalmers - first Swedish university with an Open Access mandate

| Jan Hagerlid
Chalmers University of Technology is the first Swedish university to decide on a strict Open Access policy. The policy  applies from January 1, 2010. "All research published by Chalmers' researchers must be made available in an open archive, normally within six months of publication although no later than 12 months. This means that resea...

OpenAIRE Press Release

| Administrator
European Countries join forces to realize the EC Open Access pilot: OpenAIRE OpenAIRE (Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe), a three-years project funded under the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission, has now taken up its work to implement Open Access on a pan-European scale. This ambitious effort unites 38 partners ...

Repositories and the Cloud

| Administrator
Tuesday 23 Feb, 2010 Magic Circle Headquarters London This free event, organised jointly by Eduserv and the JISC, will bring together software developers, repository managers, service providers,  funding and advisory bodies to discuss the potential policy and technical  issues associated with cloud computing and the delivery of reposi...

New User Functionalities in DRIVER

| Administrator
The new DRIVER search portal UI with advanced end user functionalities has been released! Users are now able to manage their private space by creating their own private or public collections saving frequent queries, used also in alerts and notifications creating communities with forums, announcements, reading lists used for collaboration DRIVE...

Subject Repositories: European collaboration in the international context

| Administrator
January 28-29, 2010 The British Library ConferenceCentre, London     You are invited to an international conference with a range of speakers from around the world. The two-day programme will allow delegates to find out about repository trends across three continents. The conference, which is the first of its kind, will explore the development of...

OpenAIRE Kickoff meeting

| Administrator
The OpenAIRE kickoff meeting took place in Athens, Greece on Jan 13-14.