About accedaCRIS

1. What is accedaCRIS?

It is the Institutional Repository and part of the Current Research Information System (CRIS) of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), which collects the academic work of the current research staff. This web site is displayed in Spanish and English.

2. What type of software does accedaCRIS work with?

It has been developed using DSpace-CRIS, an open source software created by HP and the MIT (Massachussets Institute of Technology). It has been used internationally by academic and research institutions. This means that the university and the user can use this service without any license fee and that both, the university and the user, retain all the rights of the data and metadata that they enter accedaCRIS complies with the most relevant international standards to facilitate interoperability and data transfer.

3. What is the structure of this repository?

It is structured in the following parts: Publications, Research Staff, Organization, Projects, Patents and Theses.

  • Publications.- They have been classified following the Controlled Vocabulary COAR.
  • Research staff.- The following personal information of the active researchers is shown:
    • Full name
    • Affiliation
    • Research group link
    • Faculty, Departament, Institute
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Personal webpage
    • Academic Google
    • ResearcherID
    • ORCID
    • Researchgate
    • ID Autor Scopus
  • Organization.- It shows the different Departments, Research Institutes and Groups of the ULPGC.
  • Projects.- It gathers the projects carried out in the ULPGC and shows the graph of its evolution.
  • Patents.- It presents the different patents registered in the ULPGC and shows the graph of its evolution.
  • Thesis.- It assembles the theses read in the ULPGC and shows the graph of its evolution.

4. Objetives of accedaCRIS

The main advantages of publishing in accedaCRIS are:

  • It increseases the visibility and impact of the results on the Internet.
  • It is a tool for the communication and exchange of scientific information among researchers.
  • It contributes to the preservation and persistence of data through a uniform resource identifier (URI).
  • It allows the bibliometric analysis of the research production.
  • It serves as a centralized service for the dissemination of the scientific production of the research staff, Departments, Institutes and Groups.

As a benefit, the researcher could check in real time the number of citations in Scopus and WoS, information about number of times the document has been downloaded, as well as the pages that have been viewed, in Altmetric and Google Scholar.

5. Services involved

This project has been carried out together with the collaboration of the Vice-Rectorate of Research, Innovation and Transfer, the University Library and the University Computer Service.