Visibility of publications on the web is enhanced by harvesting of repositories

How are publications posted in institutional repository Helda disseminated around the world? This aspect has not been studied previously, so this blog article looks at this issue with the help of a small random sample. Based on a sample of twelve publications one can establish that publications from the repository are well disseminated into different net services, but there is a lot of variation in indexing related to publication types and service models.

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Why is it important to self-archive OA publications also? The library deposits publications on behalf of researchers

Self-archiving of articles published in the open access journals will continue to be done by the library. However, researchers may receive an email reminder due to the fact that the automatic identification of publication type is not always accurate. This blog article explains why OA articles are deposited in a digital repository (Helda) and how the library supports researchers in self-archiving.

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A webinar on estimating the quality of open access journals – and other open science events in May

Helsinki University Library organises a webinar, which will introduce UH researchers to the characteristic features of predatory publishers and journals and explain by which criteria one can tell the good journals from the predatory journals. In addition to this, library welcomes all University of Helsinki researchers, students and staff to virtual Open Science Café every Tuesday at 2–3 pm until the end of May.

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How and why I self-archive – four researchers report their views

Many reasons are given for self-archiving, and self-archivers follow many different practices. We asked four researchers from different disciplines how and why they self-archive their research results. We also asked the researchers about their views on the promotion of self-archiving. This is the seventh part of the Think Open blog’s article series on self-archiving.

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Miten ja miksi rinnakkaistallennan – neljä tutkijaa kertoo näkemyksistään

Rinnakkaistallentamiseen on useita syitä ja erilaisia käytäntöjä. Kysyimme neljältä eri tieteenaloja edustavalta tutkijalta, miten ja miksi he rinnakkaistallentavat tutkimustuotoksensa. Tiedustelimme myös tutkijoiden näkemyksiä rinnakkaistallentamisen edistämiseen. Kirjoitus on seitsemäs osa rinnakkaistallennusta käsittelevässä juttusarjassa.

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Two-point checklist about self-archiving for University of Helsinki researchers

Does self-archiving of research articles seem difficult or laborious? It’s not. Basically, there is only two things you need to remember about self-archiving at the University of Helsinki (if you want to choose the easiest way). This is the sixth part of Think Open blog’s article series on self-archiving.

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Support for self-archiving from the library

Helsinki University Library supports self-archiving and open access publishing with its services: information service, training sessions, reminders about self-archiving, TUHAT checking and self-archiving depositing service. This article presents self-archiving and the work and services of the library’s open access team. This is the fourth part of Think Open blog’s article series on self-archiving.

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