COAR Talks

Webometrics – Ranking Web of Repositories – Interview with Isidro F. Aguillo

The main editor of the Webometrics “Ranking Web of Repositories” talks about methodology of ranking, the development since the inception in 2008 and more.

Isidro F. Aguillo
Head of Cybermetrics Lab at Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

Isidro is Head of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research team belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the Spanish main public research institution. Cybermetrics Lab is working in the development of web indicators for describing and evaluating academic and research related contents and in the quantitative analysis of the processes of scholarly communication through the Internet. We are working on these topics since mid-nineties; starting in 1997 the edition of an all-electronic open access peer-reviewed journal, Cybermetrics, devoted to the publication of webometrics-related papers.

Please see the questions of the interview here.

D-Space and Fedora – Interview with Michele Kimpton

What is DuraCloud? What are the plans for D-Space and Fedora, in the next year/ in the next three years? What are the major driving forces in OA repositories development? And more… with

Michele Kimpton
Chief Executive Officer
Michele provides leadership and vision in coordinating DuraSpace initiatives, activities, and partnerships to benefit stakeholder communities. Michele, a Library of Congress Digital Preservation Pioneer, is also the Project Director for the DuraCloud project.

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