Re: Convergent IR Deposit Mandates vs. Divergent CR Deposit Mandates

From: Leslie Carr <>
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2008 07:32:31 +0100

On 25 Jul 2008, at 19:22, Michael Eisen wrote:

> And why is everyone assuming that the existence of an institutional
> archive requires double deposits for authors who are also under a
> funder mandate to submit to a central repository? Why can't authors
> just simply submit to their institutional archive and then have the
> archive pass on the paper to PMC along with the minimal extra meta-
> data required (grant codes, etc...)?

This has become technically possible with the SWORD protocol for
automated repository deposits. The SWORD development team (financed by
JISC in the UK) is hoping to engage with PMC and with arXiv to make a
standard way for IRs to pass relevant holdings onwards to other
Les Carr
Received on Sun Jul 27 2008 - 11:52:22 BST

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