Open-access repository
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An open-access repository or open archive is a digital platform that holds research output and provides free, immediate and permanent access to research results for anyone to use, download and distribute. To facilitate open access such repositories must be interoperable according to the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Search engines harvest the content of open access repositories, constructing a database of worldwide, free of charge available research.​[1]
Open-access repositories, such as an institutional repository or disciplinary repository​, provide free access to research for users outside the institutional community and are one of the recommended ways to achieve the open access vision described in the Budapest Open Access Initiative definition of open access. This is sometimes referred to as the self-archiving or "green" route to open access.
Contents
1Benefits
2Software
3See also
4References
5External links
Benefits​[​edit​]
The benefits of open-access repositories are:
Software​[​edit​]
The most frequently used repository software for open-access repositories according to OpenDOAR are Digital Commons​, DSpace and EPrints​.​[3]​) Other examples are arXiv, bioRxiv, Dryad, Figshare or Zenodo.
See also​[​edit​]
References​[​edit​]
^ Jacobs, Neil (2006).
Open Access: Key Strategic, Technical and Economic Aspects. Elsevier. p. 11. ISBN 9781843342038​.
^ Swan, Alma. "Open Access institutional repositories: A Briefing Paper (2009)" (PDF). Open Scholarship​. Retrieved 24 September 2013.
^ "OpenDOAR Chart - Usage%20of%20Open%20Access%20Repository%20Software%20-%20Worldwide"​. OpenDOAR​. Archived from the original on March 25, 2016. Retrieved 2016-05-15​.
External links​[​edit​]
Scholia has a topic profile for Open-access repository.
Peter Suber (ed.). "(Repositories)"​. Open Access Tracking Project. Harvard University. OCLC 1040261573​. News and comment from the worldwide movement for open access to research
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