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HALiance: a structuring and innovative project for HAL

The CCSD is officially launching its HALiance project, winning project for Structuring Equipment for Research (Equipex+)*. The HALiance project lasts 5,5 years and aims at a major change of HAL (hardware and software infrastructure, technologies and services) while...

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Ambassadors for HAL

Because scientific communities are key actors for Open Science practices to become the norm, the CCSD is now launching its HAL Ambassadors programme. This programme aims to stimulate and strengthen the dialogue between the CCSD and the scientific community. It has two...

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hal.archives-ouvertes.fr will become hal.science

After the evolution of its graphic charter and with the forthcoming deployment of the new ergonomics, HAL continues its mutation: from the end of September, its primary domain will become hal.science, replacing hal.archives-ouvertes.fr. The objective is both to...

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CCSD: publication of the activity report

The twenty years of HAL, the new logos or the setting up of the assembly of partners are probably the events in 2021 that you probably remember about the CCSD'services. The CCSD offers you to discover more by publishing its activity report (at the end of this...

read more

CCSD and COAR announce plans to launch preprint directory

The Centre pour la Communication Scientifique Directe (CCSD) of France and the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) are pleased to announce their formal collaboration to launch a directory of open access preprint repositories. Preprints are becoming an...

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The first meeting of the partners assembly

The Partners Assembly met for the first time on 1 July. This was a key step in the implementation of the new governance of the CCSD: it was the opportunity to elect representatives to the Steering Committee as well to organise initial discussions. The Partners...

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CCSD : the summary of 2020

The CCSD publishes its 2020 activity report: let's take this opportunity to take a look at the past year. During 2020, the activity in HAL was intense: there were 167,000 new documents with files deposited in HAL! Before the summer, the finalization of the migration...

read more

When free access is not open access

You have downloaded your article from the website of the journal and you think that, since it is available free, you can deposit this published version in HAL. Well, sometimes it is true but .... sometimes it is not. Does the mention "Open Access" or "Open" is...

read more

This is the end for Héloïse

The informations about the self-archiving policies of French scholarly journals are now available only on the Sherpa/Romeo and Mir@bel websites:  the Héloïse service is now closed The landscape of open access and open science has dramatically changed since 2011, when...

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Online training: you’ve been there in 2020!

Last year, 928 of you took the online training courses offered by the CCSD! Intended for researchers, designed and animated by the 5 persons of the support and assistance team, these one-hour online sessions are a great success. They bring together about twenty...

read more

HALiance: a structuring and innovative project for HAL

The CCSD is officially launching its HALiance project, winning project for Structuring Equipment for Research (Equipex+)*. The HALiance project lasts 5,5 years and aims at a major change of HAL (hardware and software infrastructure, technologies and services) while...

read more

Ambassadors for HAL

Because scientific communities are key actors for Open Science practices to become the norm, the CCSD is now launching its HAL Ambassadors programme. This programme aims to stimulate and strengthen the dialogue between the CCSD and the scientific community. It has two...

read more

hal.archives-ouvertes.fr will become hal.science

After the evolution of its graphic charter and with the forthcoming deployment of the new ergonomics, HAL continues its mutation: from the end of September, its primary domain will become hal.science, replacing hal.archives-ouvertes.fr. The objective is both to...

read more

CCSD: publication of the activity report

The twenty years of HAL, the new logos or the setting up of the assembly of partners are probably the events in 2021 that you probably remember about the CCSD'services. The CCSD offers you to discover more by publishing its activity report (at the end of this...

read more

CCSD and COAR announce plans to launch preprint directory

The Centre pour la Communication Scientifique Directe (CCSD) of France and the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) are pleased to announce their formal collaboration to launch a directory of open access preprint repositories. Preprints are becoming an...

read more

The first meeting of the partners assembly

The Partners Assembly met for the first time on 1 July. This was a key step in the implementation of the new governance of the CCSD: it was the opportunity to elect representatives to the Steering Committee as well to organise initial discussions. The Partners...

read more

CCSD : the summary of 2020

The CCSD publishes its 2020 activity report: let's take this opportunity to take a look at the past year. During 2020, the activity in HAL was intense: there were 167,000 new documents with files deposited in HAL! Before the summer, the finalization of the migration...

read more

When free access is not open access

You have downloaded your article from the website of the journal and you think that, since it is available free, you can deposit this published version in HAL. Well, sometimes it is true but .... sometimes it is not. Does the mention "Open Access" or "Open" is...

read more

This is the end for Héloïse

The informations about the self-archiving policies of French scholarly journals are now available only on the Sherpa/Romeo and Mir@bel websites:  the Héloïse service is now closed The landscape of open access and open science has dramatically changed since 2011, when...

read more

Online training: you’ve been there in 2020!

Last year, 928 of you took the online training courses offered by the CCSD! Intended for researchers, designed and animated by the 5 persons of the support and assistance team, these one-hour online sessions are a great success. They bring together about twenty...

read more