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OpenDOAR’s Plan S repository self-assessment tool

In August 2021, OpenDOAR launched its free Plan S Repository self-assessment tool to the global repository community to aid repositories in building high standards and broadening their impact.  What does it do?  The tool allows repository managers to see how their repository fares against the six Plan S repository requirements offering clear explanations, implementable guidance and good practice tips along the way.  The tool serves to aid the development of improved […]

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OpenDOAR collaborate with National Institute of Informatics (NII) in Japan – LocalDOAR

We recently announced that OpenDOAR has undertaken a record review exercise which resulted in an additional 683 repository records from Japan. Our UK-based editorial team collaborated with Japan’s National Institute of Informatics (NII) to make this happen. As part of this project, NII used a local version of OpenDOAR, called NII LocalDOAR, which allowed them […]

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An OpenDOAR milestone: LocalDOAR

OpenDOAR has an exciting announcement to make to the repository and open research community. Over the last few months the team have been working with Japan’s National Institute of Informatics (NII) in a record review exercise. For this, NII were given a temporary, local version of OpenDOAR, “NII LocalDOAR”, where they were able to freely […]

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Jisc launches Research Repositories Dynamic Purchasing System

Jisc are pleased to announce the launch of the Research Repositories Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS). The DPS is a framework that provides a light touch route for Jisc members to procure repository services. The DPS was created following feedback from the UK research sector and Jisc members about difficulties of procuring repository services, and the […]