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Belgorod State University - ICT-2007.4.3 Digital libraries and technology-enhanced learning - Interuniversity open access (OA) - archive

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Date of filling in 18.01.2008
Organization name Belgorod State University
Organization adress ul. Pobedy 85, 308015, Belgorod, RF
Department/Unit Chair of World Economy
Contact person Moskovkin Vladimir, DSc, Professor
Phone +7-4722-301148
Fax +7-4722-301148
E-Mail moskovkin@bsu.edu.ru
Web-site http://www.bsu.edu.ru
Organization type
  • Research
  • Education
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Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
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Topic number ICT-2007.4.3 Digital libraries and technology-enhanced learning - Interuniversity open access (OA) - archive
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Expertise offered The processes of the creation institutional OA - archives go actively within the framework of International movement on open access to scientific knowledge and humanities: on 1.07.2005г. in Registry of Open Access Repositories there were 460 archives, on 15.01.2008г. - 973. The hard fight goes in this movement for leadership between USA and ES, which have approximately alike amount of such archives and which launched two ambition projects on creating the digital libraries (Google print (US) and European Digital Library). But from this competition will win all, because it allow to form the powerful multilingual information resource, which will reflect as American, so European world outlook. The post soviet universities can bring in the substantial contribution to this movement if they can to create the integrated information resource on the base of interinstitutional OA - archive. Belgorod state university as one of the leaders in OA - movement on the post soviet research area (it was the first from post soviet universities, which have signed the Berlin declaration on open access to scientific knowledge and humanities, it is a member of the platform "SINAPSE" and has prepared the project of the first on post soviet research area the Belgorod declaration) plans to create the first on post soviet research area interinstitutional OA - archive, which will unite the best scientific information resources of all members of Belarus-Russia-Ukraine Border University Consortium (10 classic universities). In this project we need for modern technologies of the creation and usages of OA - archive, and in exchange we’ll allow for open access our best information resources, including their english segment. At present our countries are presented just with 21 institutional OA - archives (Russia - 17, Ukraine - 4, Belarus - 0), from which only 4 – university’s (Russia - 2, Ukraine - 2).
Scientific keywords Open access repositories Movement on open access to scientific knowledge and humanities Institutional OA – archives Integrated information resources Interuniversity OA – archives Universities consortium Libraries
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