Data Science Tools for Monitoring the Global Repository Eco-System and its Lines of Evolution

« The global network of scholarly repositories for the publication and dissemination of scientific publications and related materials can already look back on a history of more than twenty years. During this period, there have been many developments in terms of technical optimization and the increase of content. It is crucial to observe and analyze this evolution in order to draw conclusions for the further development of repositories. The basis for such an analysis is data. The Open Archives Initiative (OAI) service provider Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) started indexing repositories in 2004 and has collected metadata also on repositories. This paper presents the main features of a planned repository monitoring system. (…) »

Source > mdpi.com, Summann, F.; Czerniak, A.; Schirrwagen, J.; Pieper, D. Data Science Tools for Monitoring the Global Repository Eco-System and its Lines of Evolution. Publications 2020, 8, 35. https://doi.org/10.3390/publications8020035