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Review of trends in copyright and author rights. The Web has helped to highlight the differences between the Anglo-Saxon (common law) and Latin (civil law) worlds, and at the same time has spurred movement worldwide toward more homogeneous policies between countries. The progress [...]

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National libraries have recently adopted a quality assessment culture using performance indicators. The project for devising Technical Report ISO/TR 28118 regarding performance indicators for national libraries is explained from its beginnings. This is a specific common standard that [...]

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In recent years, the UPF has implemented several initiatives to disseminate the scientific output of the university’s teaching and research personnel: UPF digital repository (e-Repositori), scientific output portal (PPC), and the provision of tools and recommendations to standardize [...]

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This contribution details the participation of several research groups in the Fecyt (Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) Workshop “Standardisation of institution names for scientometric uses”, held in Barcelona on the 4th of June 2007. Besides Fecyt, the participating [...]

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Standardization is essential for proper transfer, storage and recovery of information. Standardization affects all aspects of information usage, and not only for professionals in information processing. The most prominent aspects of professional practice in this field are adressed, [...]