Uppsala: diva and open access

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Uppsala: diva and open access

  1. 1. DiVA and Open AccessFlemish Library AssociationAina Svensson, Uppsala University LibraryJune 14th 2012
  2. 2. About DiVA• Started in 2000 – Electronic Publishing Centre (EPC), Uppsala – Purpose was primarily to publish doctoral theses• A completely new version in 2008 – combined system for full texts and bibliographic references (evaluation/bibliometrics)• Built on open source software
  3. 3. DiVA Consortium• A collaboration of 30 Scandinavian universities and research institutes using DiVA – all contribute to the system development – management and technical support in Uppsala
  4. 4. DiVA portal – a common search interfaceErsta Sköndal University CollegeGotland UniversityHalmstad UniversityJönköping UniversityKristianstad UniversityKarlstad UniversityLinköping UniversityLinnaeus UniversityMid Sweden UniversityMälardalen UniversityRed Cross University CollegeRoyal College of MusicRoyal Institute of TechnologySophiahemmet University CollegeStockholm School of EconomicsStockholm UniversitySwedish National Defence CollegeSwedish Polar Research SecretariatSödertörn UniversityThe Nordic Africa InstituteThe Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyThe Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences DiVA portal containsUmeå UniversityUniversity College of Arts, Crafts and Design  475 000 references, of which nearlyUniversity of GävleUniversity of Skövde 100 000 are in full textUniversity West  research publications andUppsala UniversityÖrebro University student theses
  5. 5. How DiVA is used Dissemination Open access SwePub self-archiving LIBRIS Evaluation, dissertations.se bibliometrics essay.se DRIVER/CV/web pages OpenAIRE EuropeanaComing theses BASE Print-on-demand Scirus Google, Google Scholar etc. Digital archiving student theses Long-term storage, persistent links
  6. 6. How to find full texts in DiVA? From Google DiVA interface From other web pagesNumber of full texts downloaded in total = 10 millionNumber of downloaded web pages in total = 22 million(2011)
  7. 7. alvin - new publishing platform• For registering, archiving and making digital collections available• Building on DiVA techniques• Interface for different media types (text, image, sound ...)• Dealing with large files
  8. 8. Example: The Silver Bible
  9. 9. Thanks for your attention!Aina Svenssonaina.svensson@ub.uu.seaina.svensson@kb.se

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