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The OpenAIRE Guidelines for Literature Repository Managers.

Initially, the requirements of the OpenAIRE infrastructure, and the previous versions of the OpenAIRE Guidelines, were established to support and monitor the implementation of the FP7 OA pilot. However, this version of the Guidelines, according to the expansion of the aims of the OpenAIRE project and infrastructure, has a broader scope. In fact, these guidelines are intended to guide repository manager to expose to the OpenAIRE infrastructure not only EC funded publications, but also other Open Access publications, regardless of their funding.

So, by implementing these Guidelines, repository managers will not only be enabling authors who deposit publications in their repository to fulfill the EC Open Access requirements, and eventually also the requirements of other (national or international) funders with whom OpenAIRE cooperates, but also incorporating their publications into the OpenAIRE infrastructure for discoverability and utilizing value-added services provided by the OpenAIRE portal.  Read more…

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