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Paper 141_elpub2009:
Increasing the visibility of local research: the Journals Online Project at INASP

id 141_elpub2009
authors Cumming, Sioux
year 2009
title Increasing the visibility of local research: the Journals Online Project at INASP
source ELPUB2009. Rethinking Electronic Publishing: Innovation in Communication Paradigms and Technologies - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Electronic Publishing held in Milano, Italy 10-12 June 2009 / Edited by: Susanna Mornati and Turid Hedlund. ISBN 978-88-6134-326-6, 2009, pp. 557-564
summary The development of the Journals Online project at INASP is explained. The aim of the project is to increase the visibility of the research produced in developing and emerging countries. This has been achieved by creating websites on which the content of local journals is hosted. The visibility of the research was measured by recording the number of journals hosted, articles, full text articles and visitors. A questionnaire survey was conducted of changes in levels of indexing and qualitative comments from editors were assembled. It was found that the number of journals and articles on the websites was increasing and the number of article views was high, thus indicating that the research was being used by researchers from all over the world.
keywords Journals Online; JOLs; INASP; PERii; Training Workshops; Local Research
series ELPUB:2009
type short paper
email scumming@inasp.info
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urn:nbn urn:nbn:se:elpub-141_elpub2009
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