The FAO AGRIS Network and the institutional repositories of VOA3R
3 VOA R Virtual Open Access Agriculture & Aquaculture Repository: sharing scientific and scholarly research related to agriculture, food, and environment The AGRIS Network of FAO & the institutional repositories sub-network VOA3R Effie Tsiflidou Greek Research & Technology Network (GRNET)5th Belgrade International Open Access Conference 18-19/5/2012 Belgrade, Serbia
THE AGRIS NETWORK International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology, maintained by the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) A global public domain database with 2.6M bibliographical records on agricultural science and technology literature National journals, Journal articles, grey literature such as unpublished scientific and technical reports, theses, conference papers, government publications Access to the AGRIS Repository is provided through the AGRIS Search Engine http://agris.fao.org
THE AGRIS NETWORK More than 150 participating institutions from 65 countries Agricultural journals Agricultural ministries Scientific digital libraries Agricultural/ agrarian universities (libraries) Forestry, agricultural organizations/ centers AGRIS Thematic areas: agriculture, including forestry, animal husbandry, aquatic sciences and fisheries, human nutrition etc.
HOW ARE AGINFRA, AGRIS & VOA3RCONNECTED? services tools repositories
3 WHAT IS VOA R?VIRTUAL OPEN ACCESS AGRICULTURE & AQUACULTURE REPOSITORY 36-months CIP-ICT-PSP EU project, started in June 2010 Aims to improve access to EU agriculture & aquaculture open access research results
HOW IS VOA3R CONNECTED TO AGRIS? Collaboration between FAO AGRIS and VOA3R: VOA3R AGRISintegrated open access services established network & & scholarly open access millions of bibliographic agricultural content references(academic orientation) & & FAO supportnew user communities
3 VOA R CONTENT POPULATION / INTEGRATION Among other ourcomes, VOA3R has created a federated repository, which will harvest scholarly content from institutional repositories (mostly agricultural universities of Europe). Scholarly content from these institutional repositories on agriculture and aquaculture is aggregated to the VOA3R repository Your institutional repository could also be connected to VOA3R!
WHAT IS THE TARGET AUDIENCE 3 OF VOA R? Researchers Students Practitioners …in the areas of Agriculture, Viticulture, Aquaculture etc.
WHAT ABOUT THE QUANTITY OFSCIENTIFIC/RESEARCH MATERIAL?
AND WHAT ABOUT THE CONTENT TYPES? Publications (scientific papers, journal articles) Experimental studies / research outcomes Experimental Raw Data / Datasets Photos / Videos as research outcomes … etc.
HOW CAN I BE INVOLVED? (1/2) 1. Join the VOA3R portal: Create a free account in the VOA3R platform ( http://voa3r.cc.uah.es) Provide the pieces of your personal information that you consider relevant, your scientific interests and your institution. Search for scholarly content using the various retrieval options. Search for your colleagues as well as for researchers working in the same research areas as you. Join an existing relevant user community or request the creation of a new one.
HOW CAN I BE INVOLVED? (2/2) 2. Connect your institutional repository Become an affiliated partner Contact us in case that you would like to contribute your institutional collection of resources We will guide you through the process Your collection will be a part of the growing VOA3R Network!
YOU MAY FIND ALL THESE ATVOA3R Portal: http:// voa3r.cc.uah.es Project Website: www.voa3r.eu Thank you for your attention! Effie Tsiflidou email@example.com