This project, an initiative of the Nereus consortium of academic libraries, will create a networked service providing open access to economics information, showcasing Europe’s leading research results. The project has a budget of €2 million. The bid is granted in connection with the eContentplus program from the Directorate-General for Information Society and Media.
Based on the content of the institutional repositories of the partners, the Network will provide integrated academic output, including, journal articles, working papers, chapters, conference proceedings and datasets. Through a central multilingual portal it will give a full-text search service with links to the full-text research publications and primary data output. Also it includes more comprehensive access to the life’s work of 500 leading researchers.
Content from the partner institutions will be complemented with other European and worldwide open access economics content to create a new portal of open access economics content. NEEO content will also appear in information retrieval services of significance to the economics author and reader.
The Rotterdam Erasmus University Library participates in this NEEO-project as technical expert and content provider. The project starts in september 2007 and has a duration of 30 months. Other Dutch participants are Tilburg University and Maastricht University.
See also the NEEO-website: http://www.nereus4economics.info/econline.html
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