Customer: National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology

National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV)

Italy

With 1,000+ researchers and 50+ million EUR annual turnover, the INGV is the largest European body dealing with monitoring of geophysical and volcanic phenomena, seismic surveillance, early warning and forecast activities. Since 2004, Earth-prints, http://www.earth-prints.org/, is the institutional and disciplinary repository of INGV that collects, manages, disseminates and preserves datasets, peer-reviewed books and articles, theses, proceedings, web products, for the institutes on the Italian territory and serving the geophysics community abroad, featuring a customization on authors’ affiliation management and display, a tool to integrate the repository with a business intelligence application for reporting and evaluation purposes, and an integration with OJS to publish articles from the Annals of Geophysics. Now based on DSpace-CRIS, maintained by 4Science, it has been awarded funds from the OpenAIRE initiative “Alternative Funding Mechanism for APC-free Open Access journals and platforms”:  https://blogs.openaire.eu/?p=1139.