Aalto Current Research Information System (ACRIS) is Aalto University’s research information management system. The system contains up-to-date information about the research and artistic activities of the university. These activities are shown through the public portal Research.aalto.fi.
Services and resources supporting open access
Moreover, Aalto University offers other resources to support open access.
ACRIS Research Information System contains information about research and artistic activities and publications of the university. The full texts added to ACRIS are available on Research.aalto.fi public portal.
The self-archived full texts and publication metadata are copied from ACRIS to Aaltodoc publication archive for long-term preservation.
Aaltodoc publication archive consists of full text materials produced in the university, such as theses, journal articles, conference publications and research materials produced by the schools of Aalto University.
Aalto University open publications archive supports open access:
- It provides a free platform for self-archiving (Green Open Access).
- Publications are available and visible worldwide for free and no login is needed.
- Publications get a persistent identifier (URN).
- Long-term preservation is ensured and the publications will be available as open access in the future, too.
- The publications are easily searchable and findable by search engines, thus increasing the impact of Aalto University's scientific and artistic activity.
- The publication archive has its own open search system, publication information and full texts being searchable, also by subjects.
Non-profit open access services financially supported by Aalto University:
- ArXiV: A free distribution service and an open-access archive
- DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals: A directory of quality scholarly open access journals
- ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID): International, persistent researcher identifiers
- Sherpa Romeo: Publisher and journal open access and self-archiving policies