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Video tutorial on Mediated Archiving Service [14/05/2013]
Since 2011 the Mediated Archiving Service has been part of library services provided by CSIC network. Thanks to this service, CSIC authors may delegate the uploading of their works on their library community. Deposit your research outputs through your library explains the whys and hows.

Science Europe publishes its Open Access Principles [03/05/2013]
Science Europe has released its Statement and Principles for the Transition to Open Access to Scientific Publications as approved by its 51 Member Organisations, including CSIC. The principles are the basis for a common approach by major public Research Organisations in Europe to making the results of publicly funded scientific research available via Open Access. Founded in 2011, open access plays a relevant role in Science Europe agenda.

New statistics and impact indicators in Digital.CSIC [18/04/2013]
In addition to usage statistics and in-house module the repository offers open access statistics at scientific area, institute, typology and deposit year levels. Further, new impact and relational indicators enrich single items, including WoK, PubMed, PMC and Altmetrics as data sources. 

Two new collections on History at Digital.CSIC [10/04/2013]
As part of CCHS-IH, it is now possible to enjoy two new collections with outcomes of historical research projects: Base de datos Misión de Irlanda gives access to thousands of items that describe archive material about Hispanic-Irish relations in the 17th century, and Fundación Española de Historia Moderna gathers all conference proceedings of its 12th Scientific Meeting (2012). 

New listing with CSIC projects under European Commission Open Access policy [05/04/2013]
16 new CSIC projects recently approved under the Seventh Framework Programme fall within the EC open access mandate. Thus far, there are more than 100 CSIC projects whose grant agremeents include 39 clause about dissemination of resulting articles in open access. Check them all here.

Presentations of Digital.CSIC workshop available [02/04/2013]
The 3 presentations of the workshop "Digital.CSIC: Content development. Copyright management. Impact of science in open access", held under CSIC Training Framework Programme in Madrid (March 20-22, 2013), are available.

Digital.CSIC launches channel at YouTube [01/04/2013]
Through this site Digital.CSIC will share news and developments about CSIC institutional repository. For the time being, there are 4 sections in place (about us, awareness raising, statistics and promotional videos). Check them at

CSIC OA Fund Updated [25/03/2013]
CSIC fund to support authors to publish in Biomed Central, Chemistry Central and Springer Open is again available, after a short parenthesis. Further, RSC Gold for Gold initiative adds to the program, thus allowing authors to publish open access articles in RSC journals at no additional cost. The degree of fulfilment of funded authors' obligation with Digital.CSIC will be considered for approval of future support. Due to limited resources, just one article per author will be allowed per year. Read these updates here.

Presentations of ERC seminar on OA available [27/02/2013]
The presentations of the Workshop on Open Access infrastructures in the Social Sciences and Humanities organized by the European Research Council on February 6-7, 2013 can be found here. Digital.CSIC took part in the final round table discussion devoted to adequate OA business models in this research area.

New edition of Ranking Webometrics for Repositories [14/02/2013]
First 2013 edition of the Ranking is out and Digital.CSIC continues to improve positions in both Top Institutionals (from 24 to 15) and World (from 24 to 22). These classifications analyze 1567 and 1654 repositories respectively. More details available here.

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