RepOSGate: Open Science Gateways for Institutional Repositories

  • Michele Artini
  • Leonardo Candela
  • Paolo ManghiEmail author
  • Silvia Giannini
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1177)


Most repository platforms used to operate Institutional Repositories fail at delivering a complete set of functionalities required by institutions and researchers to fully comply with Open Science publishing practices. This paper presents RepOSGate, a software that implements an overlay application capable of collecting metadata records from a repository and transparently deliver search, statistics, upload of Open Access versions functionalities over an enhanced version of the metadata collection, which include: links to datasets, Open Access versions of the artifacts, links to projects from several funders, subjects, citations, etc. The paper will also present two instantiations of RepOSGate, used to enhance the publication metadata collections of two CNR institutes: Institute of Information Science and Technologies (ISTI) and Institute of Marine Sciences (ISMAR).


Institutional repository Open Access Open Science Scholarly communication OpenAIRE 



This work was possible and co-funded by the EC H2020 project OpenAIRE-Advance (grant agreement 777541).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Information Science and TechnologiesNational Research CouncilPisaItaly

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