Free and Open-Source Automated Open Access Preprint Harvesting

« Universities are attempting to ensure that all of their research is publicly accessible because of funding mandates. Many universities have established campus open access (OA) repositories but are struggling with how to upload millions of manuscripts under numerous license agreements while also linking metadata to make them discoverable. To do this manually requires around 15 minutes per manuscript from an experienced librarian. The time and cost to do this campus-wide is prohibitive. To radically reduce the time and costs of this process and to harvest all past work, this article reports on the development and testing of a free and open source (FOSS) JavaScript-based application (…) »

source >, Peplinski, J. E. & Paterson, J. & Waugh, C. & Pearce, J. M., (2022) “Free and Open-Source Automated Open Access Preprint Harvesting”, Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 10(1). doi: