May 17, 2022

Conference Paper: “Shared Infrastructure for Next- Generation Books: HIRMEOS”

The following paper was presented at the 22nd International Conference on Electronic Publishing held at the University of Toronto on June 22-24, 2018.


Shared Infrastructure for Next- Generation Books: HIRMEOS


Brian Hole
Ubiquity Press

Francesco De Virgilio
Ubiquity Press

Chealsye Bowley
Ubiquity Press


ELPUB 2018 Conference Proceedings
DOI: 10.4000/proceedings.elpub.2018.20


This paper presents an introduction and status report on work being done to provide shared infrastructure for open access book publishers under the HIRMEOS (High Integration of Research Monographs in the European Open Science infrastructure) project. It focuses specifically on the work being done to provide shared altmetrics services, including reporting on annotation activity.

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