Open Archive for the National Health Service (UK)

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Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 14:25:15 +0000

Dear Professor Harnad

I wanted to let you know that we are planning to include an ePrints
server in the forthcoming National Electronic Library Health.

(Draft home page <> info about the
NeLH at <>)

Will the new ePrints software be available soon?

I would like to thank you for the work you do to promote open
archiving. As you have said on several occasions, one day people will
wonder why it took so long to achieve. The biomedical community is
perhaps not the easiest to work with. I am not sure what will come of
our ePrints server, but we will see if we can make it part of the

One further step we may try to take is to see if some contributors will
make their datasets available, as a guarantee of their findings, and to
give other researchers a chance to re-analyse data.

kind regards

Ben Toth
Information and Knowledge Specialist
NHS Information Authority
tel 07775 993168
Received on Mon Jan 24 2000 - 19:17:43 GMT

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