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Regards, Barbara Bayer-Schur, PEER Project www.peerproject.eu
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PEER Project - News release

31 May 2012

PEER End of Project Results Conference - presentations available at
http://www.peerproject.eu/peer-end-of-project-conference-29th-may-2012/


The PEER Project (www.peerproject.eu ), held its final event to present its
results on 29 May in Brussels.  More than 100 attendees from the research,
university, and STM publishing communities, as well as policy makers attended
the conference.  Comments by Vice President Neelie Kroes (Digital Agenda)
from the European Commission opened the meeting (speech available at
http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=SPEECH/12/392&format=
HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en ) followed by an agenda reflecting the
collaborative nature of the PEER project with results and perspectives from
various stakeholders presented throughout the day.  The presentations given
at this event as well as the PEER Executive Partner statements resulting from
this successful project can be found online at:
http://www.peerproject.eu/peer-end-of-project-conference-29th-may-2012/.

 
The PEER project, supported by the EC eContentplus programme,   aimed to
investigate the effects of the large-scale, systematic depositing of authors'
final peer-reviewed manuscripts (so called Green Open Access or stage-two
research output) on reader access, author visibility, and journal viability,
as well as on the broader ecology of European research. 
 
For any enquiries relating to PEER, please contact Julia Wallace, Project
Manager of PEER at wal...@stm-assoc.org


About PEER:
PEER (Publishing and the Ecology of European Research), supported by the EC
eContentplus programme, is investigating the effects of the large-scale,
systematic depositing of authors' final peer-reviewed manuscripts (so called
Green Open Access or stage-two research output) on reader access, author
visibility, and journal viability, as well as on the broader ecology of
European research. The project is a collaboration between publishers,
repositories and researchers and runs from September 2008 to May 2012

For further information on PEER, visit the website:
http://www.peerproject.eu/

PEER Partners: International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical
Publishers (STM), the European Science Foundation, Göttingen State and
University Library, the Max Planck Society, INRIA, SURF Foundation and
University of Bielefeld

STM publishers participating in PEER: BMJ Publishing Group; Cambridge
University Press; EDP Sciences; Elsevier; IOP Publishing; Nature Publishing
Group; Oxford University Press; Portland Press; Sage Publications; Springer;
Taylor & Francis Group; Wiley-Blackwell

PEER repositories: eSciDoc.PubMan.PEER, Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL),
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e. V. (MPG); HAL,
CNRS & Institut national de recherche en informatique et en automatique
(Inria); Göttingen University/ Göttingen State and University Library (UGOE);
SSOAR - Social Sciences Open Access repository (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for
the Social Sciences); TARA - Trinity College Dublin (TCD); University Library
of Debrecen (ULD)
Long term preservation archive: e-depot, Koninklijke Bibliotheek

______________________________
Dr. Barbara Bayer-Schur
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen
PEER - Publishing and the Ecology of European Research
Tel. +49 551 39 5242
bayer...@sub.uni-goettingen.de
www.peerproject.eu
 

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