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, is the first universal library of computer programme source codes. It aims to preserve and share the source codes of all... read more

New interface for submitting in HAL: a first assessment

Last september, you discovered the new simplified procedure for submitting in HAL: a new design, fewer required metadata and an improvement of the retrieval of metadata. Since then, more than 63 000 submissions have been done. This represents an increase of 29 %... read more

Harvesting, SEO: visibility of your deposits

By depositing the full text of your publications in HAL, you allow the widest possible dissemination of your research. The  use of a search engine like Google for any documentary search obviously does not prevent the use of more specialized databases or search... read more

15 new institutional portals in 2017

In 2017, we see the network of French institutional archives growing rich with the creation of 15 portals, bringing to 122 the total number of organizations that have chosen HAL to manage the long-term archiving, the dissemination in open access and the promotion of... read more

A steering committee for Episciences

The hosting platform of overlay journals Episciences strengthens with the creation of a steering committee which met for the first time this autumn. Committee members settled several missions: Follow-up of the existing epi-committees and creation of new ones... read more

The evolutions of HAL from A to Z

Meeting the needs of users by facilitating the use of HAL is the priority objective of the CCSD’s roadmap. The simplification of the deposit is the main expectation. The 2017 developments were focused on this objective and on September 20, the CCSD team organized a... read more

HAL: institutional archives in networks

Last May representatives of various national and regional open archive networks signed an agreement to enhance their cooperation, the purpose being to come up with an improved working relationship between these networks. Displayed by COAR (Confederation of Open Access... read more