Institutional portals

Our portal service is specifically dedicated to institutions and universities seeking to raise the profile of the scientific publications and data of their researchers and research professors. The portal is a service maintained and developed by the CCSD through which the organisation’s staff can be involved in activities concerning its archive and in assisting researchers. The institution has a representative in the governance of the CCSD.

Service to institutions: portal offering

From the creation of the archive, all HAL publications already linked to the institution can be viewed and used

Data is hosted in a secure environment

A dedicated team for development, support and training so the institution’s staff can be involved in activities around the archive and in assisting researchers

Interconnections with international archives: arXiv, Pubmed Central, Europe Pubmed Central, RePec, OpenAIRE

International visibility and referencing

The functionalilties:

  • specific domain name
  • deposit interface
  • customisation of visual identity
  • search tools: list of publications; deposit and browsing statistics and downloads
  • long-term archiving
  • support service


Over 120 portals

Research organisations, universities, COMUE and grandes écoles have chosen HAL for their institutional archive. 

Browse the list of portals and discover their diversity.

Partner portal

A partner portal refers to an institutional portal supported by an institution (university, school, organization) that contributes financially to CCSD.

The institution appoints its representative to the CCSD Partners Council.

The annual financial contribution is indexed to the number of  researchers affiliated to the institution.

Researchers headcount Amount of the contribution
>= 2000 18 000 €
between 1000 and 2000 13 000 €
between  500 and 1000 8 000 €
< 500 4 000 €
< 200 2 000 €

The Terms and conditions (soon available) of the HAL platform are signed by the legal representative of the institution.

Practical information

  • technical specifications with the project team
  • opening of website for the portal
  • training in how to administer the portal
  • bespoke support after opening of portal



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