Improving Research Visibility Part 4: Open Access Repositories

byNader Ale Ebrahim

Repositories are digital collections of the scholarly outputs created within a university or research institution. The main purposes of repositories are to provide open access to the institution’s research output. The online repositories now run by most major research universities. Universities can deposit any research papers that has required to be freely available. The university online repositories will make some substantive version of all its research outputs available online in a free-to-view form. The contents of all repositories are indexed by Web search engines such as Google and Google Scholar. Therefore, repositories are maximizes the visibility and impact of research outputs.


Cite as: Ale Ebrahim, Nader (2017): Improving Research Visibility Part 4: Open Access Repositories. figshare.


About Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim has Technology Management PhD degree from the Department of Engineering Design and Manufacture, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya. He holds a Master of Science in the mechanical engineering from University of Tehran with distinguished honors, as well as more than 17 years experience in the establishing R&D department in different companies, project director and project coordinator and Knowledge based system implemented in R&D department. His current research interests are focused on managing virtual new product development teams in SMEs R&D centers. His papers/articles have presented in the several Journals and conferences. Nader Ale Ebrahim is worldwide well-known as the founder of “Research Tools” Box. "Research Tools" box is designed to help students who seek to reduce the search time by expanding the knowledge of researchers to more effectively use the "tools" that are available through the Net.
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