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INSPIRE: A new information system for High-Energy Physics. Lessons learnt
The 5th International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2010)
Madrid, Spain, 6-9 July 2010
E-Science brings opportunities and challenges for the world of scholarly communication: it amplifies the needs of scientists for fast, effective, unrestricted communication of ideas and scientific results, through Open Access; it enables automation of librarianship intelligence, providing new services to the scientific community for the discovery of information; it calls on libraries and information professionals to fill new roles, as evolving actors in the scholarly communication chain. The field of High-Energy Physics (HEP) has pioneered infrastructures for scholarly communication, with half a century of tradition in Open Access and pre-print dissemination and two decades of experiences in repositories. Scholarly communication in HEP is now moving fast in the e-Science era. This contribution will analyze the status of scholarly communication in the field and the potential offered by the inception of INSPIRE, the next-generation repository for the field.
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INSPIRE: A new information system for High-Energy Physics. Lessons learnt.
The 5th International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2010), Madrid, Spain, 6-9 July 2010