HAL

What is HAL ? Since April 2013, HAL (Hyper Articles On line) is the reference platform in France for the open access to scientific publications (articles and theses). It is supported by the French Ministry of Research and managed by the CCSD (a CNRS unit dedicated to open archives). The…

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Webometrics Ranking of Open Access Repositories

The 16th Webometrics Ranking of Open Access Repositories has just been published! This year sees the introduction of a new “Altmetrics” criterion, a visibility indicator (Academia, Facebook, LinkedIn, Mendeley, ResearchGate, Slideshare, Twitter, Wikipedia (all editions), Wikipedia (English edition); YouTube & Scribd), which now counts for 25% of the evaluation. Another…

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Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities: The first overlay-journal launched by a number of institutions, including Inria

The first volume of the overlay-journal, Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities, is available online on the Episciences.org platform: http://jdmdh.episciences.org/ What is an overlay-journal? In Greek, epi means “upon”. It is a free, electronic review. The articles in the overlay-journal come from open archives such as HAL and ArXiv. They were chosen…

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