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Episciences release notes

Change log of the 29th July 2020 version Bug Fixes # 286: For security reasons, if the password is changed the user sessions are terminated and a new connection must take place (bug reported by “m.usman122 khan”) #285: Editorial secretaries, administrators... read more

A new feature in Episciences: copy editing

The editorial teams managing a journal with Episciences now have access to the copy editing feature. The accepted article can now be formatted with the journal template either by the author or by a member of the journal team from the sources provided by the author. A... read more

A new director for the CCSD

2020 begins with a change at the head of the CCSD: Nathalie Fargier replaces Christine Berthaud who is retiring. Nathalie Fargier was previously the director of Persée, an unit which manages a portal for the dissemination of scientific publications of the same name.... read more

Episciences Release notes

Release notes from 2020-02-17 Bug Fixes #216 Several bugs were fixed on the Datacite export format #194 When an editor invites a reviewer and changes the review delay, the localization of the date is kept #102 + #166 On the reviewing grids, if the grid was not... read more

Episciences Release notes

Release notes from 2019-09-09 Security Email Attachment files have to be downloaded, they are no longer displayed on the browser, whatever the file type HTML files must be downloaded, they are not displayed in the browser Enhancements related to user session... read more

HAL : more than 600 000 !

The number of submissions to HAL remained strong in the first half of 2019 with 46,936 deposits as of June 30 – an average of 7,822 deposits per month. In the beginning of July, HAL passed the threshold of 600,000 deposits with attached files.   11529 of... read more

Hcéres sets up an open archive portal on HAL

Hcéres has opted for the HAL multidisciplinary open archive platform for archiving and disseminating its publications. Created jointly by the CCSD and Hcéres, the portal benefits from the multicriteria search technology provided by the platform. The Hcéres open... read more

Episciences release notes

Release notes from release 2019-03-17 New features and changes The DOI has been added to the list of metadata transferred to arXiv after an article is published Pagination control features have upgraded in the dashboards. There should be performance enhancements when... read more

HAL in 2018 : 10 deposits per hour

This post is an overview of HAL’s activities in 2018. The following statistics show the investment of all in sharing and disseminating publications and scientific data. This reflects the activity of the researchers who upload their files and use the dedicated... read more

Episciences release notes

Release notes from release 2019-01-21 New features and changes Sending a message to a reviewer: the email sent is added to the log Free text comments: line feeds and tabs are kept as formatting When sending an email, if the message bounces back due to an error, the... read more

Episciences release notes

Release notes from release of December 2018 New features and changes Version numbering: the document version numbering follows the layout of the article’s archive. For more information see FAQ entry : What are the document numbering conventions? Bug Fixes... read more

Episciences release notes

Release notes from release 2018-11-06 New features and changes Sending a temporary version: the author may add a new version Ask for other editors opinion: they are selected by default, unless they are already assigned to the article User dashboard: access to an... read more

How to get rid of bots that consult your deposits …

For those who explore the statistics of consultations or downloads of their submissions in HAL, it is sometimes surprising to see peaks of traffic that are often inexplicable. A sudden surge in popularity of the topic covered or the referencing of the article in a... read more

Episciences: a survey to better know our users

The CCSD welcomed for 6 months Claire Dandieu as part of her internship for her Master 2 Digital Publication at the Enssib. She worked particularly on the Episciences platform: she conducted a survey of the editors-in-chief of the 11 overlay journals currently hosted... read more

Current events for the open science in France

The news of the beginning of July is rich for the open science in France and places the services of the CCSD in the forefront. The French Minister of the Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Mrs Frédérique Vidal, attended the LIBER annual congress to present the... read more

Episciences release notes

Release notes from release 2018-09-10 New features and changes Accounts between the 3 major platforms (SciencesConf ; Episciences ; HAL) operated by the CCSD are shared. Accounts may now be merged by the CCSD team. If you need to merge accounts send a request to the... read more

Episciences release notes

Change log of version 2018-06-27 New features and changes Article submission: when an author submit a new article, the platform check if the article has been submitted previously. Actions taken depending on the article’s status: [Article not yet in a reviewing... read more

Official opening of Software Heritage

The official opening ceremony of Software Heritage was held on June the 7th. Developed by INRIA in partnership with UNESCO, SoftwareHeritage.org is the first universal library of computer programme source codes. It aims to preserve and share the source codes of all... read more