Repository: Organic Eprints

Full Name: Organic Eprints
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Description: Organic Eprints is an international open access archive for papers and projects related to research in organic food and farming. The archive contains full-text papers in electronic form together with bibliographic information, abstracts and other metadata.
Accepted Content Types: Journal Articles,Newspaper or magazine article, Conference and Workshop Papers and Proceedings, Descriptions of Research programmes and projects, organizations and research facilities, Reports and Working Papers, Books, Chapters and Sections, Learning Objects, Data sets, Practice tools, Web, video, audio and image products
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Contact: Emails are available here
Disciplinary Scope: Agriculture, Food and Veterinary, Ecology and Environment
Keywords: Agriculture, Organic Food, Farming, Eprints,
Launch Date: 2002
Platform: Eprints
Platform Languages: English and German
Record Count: Full text : 21 871
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use:
Last Update: 9/25/22
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Internal funding
Objectives: The main objectives of Organic Eprints are: to facilitate the communication about organic research, to improve the dissemination and impact of research findings, and to document the research effort.
Countries: <a href="">Denmark</a>
Owner Full Name: International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems
Owner Short Name: ICROFS
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Ownership Type: Research infrastructure
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes : includes researchers.
User Committees: Yes : National editors from 25 countries act as editors for entries from these countries.
Access to Content: Anyone may access full items free of charge
Access to Metadata: Anyone may access the metadata free of charge
Account Creation: Only needed for submission and saving searches
Backups: The repository regularly backs up its file according to current best practices
Functional Description: Yes : User Guide
Interoperability: No
Metadata Formats: Yes : Formats are available on this page
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Author(s), Summary, Eprint Type, Keywords, Subjects, Research affiliation, Deposited By, ID Code, Deposited On, Last Modified, Document Language, Status Title translation, Summary translation, AGROVOC keywords, Date (of publication/submission/completion), Refereed, Title of publication, Edition, Chapter, Conference, Conference date, Conference location, Volume, Issue, Series name, Series number, Publisher, Place of publication, Institution, Department, Page range, Online at, Date accessed on, ISSN, ISBN, DOI, Media of output, Content type, Format type, Visible to (restricted access or embargo or no restrictions), Embargo expiry date, License, Horizon Europe/Horizon 2020 project, HE/H2020 GA number (openAire)
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via API
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: The OAI Identifier and/or a link to the original metadata must be given.
Persistence of Content:
Preservation Policy: Items will be retained indefinitely
Function Service Details
Metrics Local function Downloads and Hits are visible to everyone
Text Mining Local function Yes
Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: PDF,HTML, PostScript, ASCII, RTF, Microsoft Word/Excel/Power Point, Image/Video/Audio (many types), XML, N3, RDF/XML, Archive (several types), Other
Accepted Content Languages: Any language ( encourage adding an English abstract if the abstract is in another language than English)
Accepted Content Level: Research only
Accepted Supplementary Content: Your paper may include all of your tables and figures, or you can choose to upload them as separate files.
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Availability of Associated Content: Additional data and supplementary materials can also be uploaded alongside your paper.
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: This repository allows Creative Commons licenses
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email administrator
Moderation: Beforehand : The only criteria for acceptance are that the documents are relevant to research in organic agriculture, that they have a finished form that is ready to enter into a process of communication, and that the required metadata information is correct
Peer Review Status Indication: Yes
Persistent Identifier: ID Code or URL
Remaining Indrawn Item: Withdrawn items are not deleted, but are removed from public view
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
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Versioning Policy: If necessary, an updated version may be deposited. All version are available for readers.
Who can Deposit?: Anyone can post on the platform. Only an account is required ( The creation of the account is free).
Withdrawal Authorisation: Platform and At author's request with moderator approval
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately. Items may be removed at the request of the author/copyright holder