Two Open Access Repositories Launched in Myanmar
University of Mandalay and University of Yangon, this week launched institutional open access repositories, opening up their research to the world.
The repositories, which were set up with support from EIFL through the EIFL eLibrary Myanmar project, include peer-reviewed journal articles, research papers, and papers from selected international conferences.
At the time of the launch, University of Mandalay Open Access Repository (UMOAR) featured 163 authors, and 134 publications deposited covering all departments at the university. The University of Yangon Repository (UYR) included 144 publications by 342 authors from various departments, with the departments of physics and chemistry taking the lead.
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