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Bibliographic record number: 591272


Authors: Stojanovski, Jadranka
Title: Supporting Open Access nationwide
Source: Journal Publishing in Developing, Transition and Emerging Countries: Proceedings of the 5th Belgrade International Open Access Conference / Šipka, Pero (ed). - Beograd : Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science , 2012. 75-87 (ISBN: 978-86-89475-01-2).
Meeting: The Fifth Belgrade International Open Access Conference BOAC 2012
Location and date: Beograd, Srbija, 18-19.05.2012.
Keywords: open access ; scholarly journals
To support Croatian scholarly publishing environment, and inspired by global open access movement, the portal of Croatian scientific journals HRČAK ( was introduced in 2006 offering an open access publishing platform for Croatian journals. Today, HRČAK gathers about 290 scholarly and professional Croatian journals. This paper is focused on the currency and visibility of the journals included in HRČAK, giving accurate statistical data about HRČAK repository, its growth and development. Collaboration with Croatian publishers, namely those are mainly academic and research institutions or professional societies, on the continuous work of raising the quality of Croatian scientific journals is presented in this paper. HRČAK journals are available for harvesting using OAI- PMH protocol and papers are distributed through many different repositories, archives, databases and search engines. The future plans include work on full-text documents, inclusion of the additional types of publications and formats, harvesting process improvements, additional functionalities and standardization.
Type of meeting: Predavanje
Type of presentation in a journal: Other
Type of peer-review: International peer-review
Original language: ENG
Category: Znanstveni
Research fields:
Information and communication sciences
Full paper text: 591272.591272.5BOACstojanovski_full_post3.pdf (tekst priložen 27. Ruj. 2012. u 02:02 sati)
Contrib. to CROSBI by: (, 3. Ruj. 2012. u 14:51 sati

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