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This page provides an overview of 2 articles related to 'eprints', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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EPrints is a free and open source software package for building open access repositories that are compliant with the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting. It shares many of the features commonly seen in Document Management systems, but is primarily used for institutional repositories and scientific journals. EPrints has been developed at the University of Southampton School of Electronics and Computer Science and released under a GPL license. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Eprints)

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Metadata related to 'eprints' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'eprints': 111 (6.4% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'eprints' across all Ariadne articles: 609
  • Average number of references to 'eprints' per Ariadne article: 5.49
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'eprints': 2001-06
  • Trending factor of 'eprints': 264 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'eprints':

  1. william nixon (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. julie allinson (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. mahendra mahey (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. pete johnston (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Metadata: E-print Services and Long-term Access to the Record of Scholarly and Scientific Research

Michael Day looks at the long-term preservation implications of one of the OAI protocol's potential applications - e-print services.

June 2001, issue28, regular column

Improving the Quality of Metadata in Eprint Archives

Marieke Guy, Andy Powell and Michael Day address the argument that the quality of service to end-users is markedly influenced by the quality of metadata being produced and provide suggestions.

January 2004, issue38, feature article

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