Prestigious OA publisher OpenAIRE compliant!
Ubiquity Press, publisher of titles such as Open Health Data and Stability, have now integrated their editorial management platform with the OpenAIRE platform. Of particular interest is that the metadata from the journals is enriched by links to research data DOIs. The integration will also ensure that articles funded by the European Union’s Framework Program Seven (FP7) and Horizon2020 can automatically be harvested by OpenAIRE to make them even more visible and accessible to academia, industry and the general public. All journal titles in OpenAIRE can be found here.
In collaboration with OpenAIRE, Ubiquity have integrated their Open Access journal platform, which uses core components of the Open Journal Systems open source system, with the OpenAIRE harvesting mechanism. The indexed journals also display new publication forms such as data and software papers, such as can be found in the Journal of Open Research Software and the Journal of Open Archaeology Data . In addition, OpenAIRE has developed a unique set of ‘inference’ tools which means that links to datasets within the journal articles are also available, via text mining techniques. In total, over 2500 publications are now integrated, with nearly 40 links to datasets.
“As an Open Access publisher, ensuring the widest possible dissemination of our authors’ work is our number one focus" says Brian Hole, CEO Ubiquity Press. "We aim to facilitate the validation, reuse and extension of this work, and it is therefore critical that the data, software and other resources associated with it are also widely available. We are therefore extremely happy to cooperate with OpenAire to increase the visibility and reuse of all of these publications and their associated resources.”
About Ubiquity Press
Ubiquity Press is an Open Access publisher of peer-reviewed academic journals and books, as well as associated outputs such as research data and software/ With a highly cost-efficient model that makes quality open access publishing affordable for everyone, they also make their platform available to the Ubiquity Partner Network, providing the infrastructure and services to enable university and society presses to run sustainably and successfully.
OpenAIRE encourages publishers to support authors in open access publishing and dissemination, alert them about the availability of publication funds, allow immediate deposition in open access repositories and to register their journals at the OpenAIRE website. This places publishers within research infrastructures which in turn allowing the seamless integration of European and world-wide research. OpenAIRE is interested in hearing from any other publishers interested in exposing their content via another information infrastructure.
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