Stable Self-Archiving Software

Stevan Harnad harnad at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Jan 9 06:42:36 EST 2004


On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Jim Till wrote:

> On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Stevan Harnad wrote [in part]:
> 
> >[sh]> If you have the money to publish *one* article in
> >[sh]> PLoS ($1500) you have more than enough money to set
> >[sh]> up at least one eprint archive. (Kepler OAI
> >[sh]> "archivelets" might be an even cheaper solution:
> >[sh]> http://www.dlib.org/dlib/april01/maly/04maly.html ).
> 
> I did set up, in June 2001, the original version of a Kepler
> archivelet. However, the original Kepler Search Service,
> where my eprints were cached, is no longer supported by the
> research group at Old Dominion University. 

So go with stable, supported software (free) like GNU Eprints:
http://www.eprints.org 
Rock-steady since launched in 2000
http://www.dlib.org/dlib/october00/10inbrief.html#HARNAD
and with over 100 universities and research institutions already using it
worldwide.
http://software.eprints.org/archives.php

> So, maybe it might not be entirely ridiculous to include it
> in this CogPrints subject category:
> 
> * Philosophy
>    o Ethics (18)

Go ahead. CogPrints is running on eprints.org software too.
http://cogprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/

Stevan Harnad





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