scholarly publications

Promoting Open Access at the Cyprus University of Technology: survey results

Today the Open Access movement gains more and more followers. The Library and Information Services at the Cyprus University of Technology has defined Open Access as one of its main strategies. Considering the current economic crisis, Open Access appears to be a solution to the reduction of funds at the academic institutions. The objective of this paper is to evaluate the perception and reaction of the academic community of the Cyprus University of Technology towards Open Access.

Scholar publications and open access policies: the Ktisis case

Throughout the world, academic libraries have come to the conclusion that the development of institutional repositories must be one of their major goals. Institutional repositories are the means for libraries to provide access to the research product of the academic community and also to promote open access. The publication of the research results in open access journals assists in the global diffusion of this information. The open access movement is becoming very popular among the academic institutions. Today more than 320 organizations have signed the Berlin declaration on Open Access.

Next generation Institutional Repositories: The case of the CUT Institutional Repository KTISIS

This paper focuses on the transformation of the institutional repository KTISIS into a Current Research Information System (CRIS). KTISIS is the first presentation of a European CRIS implemented with the open-source software DSpace-CRIS. In this paper, we present how KTISIS was tailored according to the DSpace-CRIS features in order to satisfy our own repository needs. Our work aims to keep KTISIS up to date with the current status of technologies, following the guidelines for Next Generation Repositories as published by the COAR Next Generation Repositories Working Group.

Σχεδιασμός και ανάπτυξη Πληροφοριακού Συστήματος Διαχείρισης της Ερευνητικής Δραστηριότητας – Περίπτωση ιδρυματικού καταθετηρίου ΚΤΙΣΙΣ

Η ανάπτυξη των ιδρυματικών καταθετριών κυρίως με τη χρήση των λογισμικών ανοικτού κώδικα και η καθιέρωση τους ως ένα σημαντικό εργαλείο καταγραφής της έρευνας μέσα σε ένα τοπικό και διεθνές περιβάλλον όπου ο ανταγωνισμός αναμεσά στα εκπαιδευτικά και ερευνητικά ιδρύματα είναι έντονος. Όπως επίσης και η προώθηση της ανοικτής πρόσβασης και των επιστημονικών περιοδικών ανοικτής πρόσβασης ως εναλλακτικό μοντέλο έναντι των εμπορικών εκδοτών.