Monday, March 28, 2005

directory of open access repositories

Something is beginning that could be useful:

A new service is starting development to support the rapidly emerging movement towards Open Access to research information. The new service, called DOAR - the Directory of Open Access Repositories - will categorise and list the wide variety of Open Access research archives that have grown up around the world. Such repositories have mushroomed over the last 2 years in response to calls by scholars and researchers worldwide to provide open access to research information. More about it.

Wonder though, why not find a way to catalog these databases into, say OCLC?

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