DIGITAL.CSIC in the Ranking Web of Repositories 2016 first edition [28/01/2016]
On January, the first 2016 edition of the Ranking Webometrics was published. Digital.CSIC begins 2016 with the following positions: 14 at institutional level (out of 2.205 repositories analyzed), 19 at world level (out of 2.297) and 7 in the European ranking (out of 910). All details here.
DIGITAL.CSIC has been awarded the Data Seal of Approval (DSA) [17/12/2015]
On December 2015 Digital.CSIC, the institutional repository of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has got the Data Seal of Approval, becoming the first that win this award in Spain. The Data Seal of Approval was established by a number of institutions committed to the long-term archiving of research data. The DSA is awarded by an international board of data repositories to those organizations who meet the national and international guidelines for digital data archiving. The objectives of the Data Seal of Approval are to safeguard data, to ensure high quality and to guide reliable management of data for the future without requiring the implementation of new standards, regulations or high costs. Digital.CSIC works every day to improve. Thanks everybody to make it possible! Further information about DSA
More than 120,000 items in DIGITAL.CSIC [04/12/2015]
On December 3, 2015 DIGITAL.CSIC surpassed 120,000 items. 62% of them provide open access to their corresponding works and by resource types, peer-reviewed articles, datasets, conference papers and book chapters are those with the highest open access share. Social Sciences/Humanities, Natural Resources, Agricultural Sciences and Physical Science and Technologies are the most open access enablers too.
See here the Digital.CSIC deposited items evolution.