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Enquête sur les archives ouvertes françaises menée par Couperin en 2019 : résultats et analyses

Abstract : French Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are, for 89% of the respondents to the survey, now having their own open repository, or declaring to be in the implementation phase (compared to 82% in 2017 and only 62% in 2014). It can therefore be considered that almost all HEIs now offer a green open access repository or signalling solution to their researchers. The « still in progress » or suspended projects are rather related to the current recomposition of the Higher Education landscape. The most obvious obstacles to the latest implementations remain both the low involvement of researchers in the project and the human resources allocated. There is a slight but real increase in the rate of inclusion of open repositories in the general policy of the institutions (from 53% to 61% positive responses, compared to the results of the 2017 survey). Their operational management is still and essentially handled by libraries and information services, 70 per cent of which have a research support service. The number of institutions with a mandate to register bibliographic references (from 9% to 23% of respondents) or to submit full text documents (from 10% to 15% of respondents) increases significantly between 2017 and 2019. These mandates come more frequently than in 2017 from the governing and policy-making bodies of the institutions, but they seem to benefit primarily to the reporting of bibliographic references, rather than to the provision of full text. The share of full text documents in open repositories is highly variable, ranging from 100% to less than 10%. However, a clear majority of repositories offer less than 50% of documents in full text, as found in the previous survey. The main platform in use remains HAL, for 80% of respondents (78% in 2017). This prominence is very strong for universities (91%), Grandes Ecoles (79%) and groups of institutions (75%), and less so for research organisations (46%). Ninety per cent of the 18 respondent institutions that chose another technical solution, mainly DSPACE and EPrints, opted to connect their repositories to HAL. The majority of institutions appear to have recognized the need to develop a research data policy, even though it is still a work in progress (54% of respondents). However, the majority of respondents still seem to have little knowledge of their researchers' practices with respect to research data (54%).
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Emmanuelle Ashta, Martine Augouvernaire, Christelle Caillet, Marine Laffont, Christine Okret, et al.. Enquête sur les archives ouvertes françaises menée par Couperin en 2019 : résultats et analyses. [0] Rapports et études COUPERIN ; 2, Consortium Couperin. 2020. ⟨sic_02562594⟩



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