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This page provides an overview of 1 article related to 'sherpa'. 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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Award winning SHERPA is investigating issues in the future of scholarly communication. It is developing open-access institutional repositories in universities to facilitate the rapid and efficient worldwide dissemination of research. SHERPA services and the SHERPA Partnership are both based at the Centre for Research Communications at the University of Nottingham. SHERPA Services include: RoMEO - Publisher's copyright & archiving policies; JULIET - Research funders archiving mandates and guidelines; OpenDOAR worldwide Directory of Open Access Repositories; SHERPA Search - simple full-text search of UK repositories (Excerpt from this source)

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

  • Number of articles referring to 'sherpa': 50 (2.9% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'sherpa' across all Ariadne articles: 134
  • Average number of references to 'sherpa' per Ariadne article: 2.68
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'sherpa': 2002-10
  • Trending factor of 'sherpa': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'sherpa':

  1. john maccoll (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. stephen pinfield (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. julie allinson (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. william nixon (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. elizabeth harbord (see articles on this topic by this author)

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A Bug's Life?: How Metaphors from Ecology Can Articulate the Messy Details of Repository Interactions

R. John Robertson, Mahendra Mahey and Phil Barker introduce work investigating an alternative model of repository and service interaction.

October 2008, issue57, feature article

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by Dr. Radut