19 October 2009
Building upon its initial role and funded project given to it by JISC, the Depot is being opened up into a facility to support the Open Access agenda internationally.
The Depot is an assured gateway to make your research Open Access. We provide two main services:
The first time a researcher visits the Depot we will automatically check with OpenDOAR, the registry for open access repositories, to find a more appropriate local repository. If none exists then the author will be invited to deposit their research in the Depot. The Depot is OAI-compliant, allowing deposited e-prints to be 'harvested' by search engines and other repositories, giving them instant global visibility.
If you are a researcher/author wishing to make papers, articles, and book chapters (e-prints) available under self-deposit (Green) open access, or if your role is to support researchers with these aims, then please pass on the simple message: