Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin launches the Open Access Institutional Repository (e-prints@cmfri) in their

Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin launches the Open  Access Institutional Repository The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, in its journey towards establishing an Open access Institutional Digital Repository in the library, has uploaded about 7,000 scientific papers of their staff members published since 1953, which was launched as “eprints@cmfri on 26th November 2010 by the Honourable Dr.S.Ayyappan, Secretary, DARE and Director General, ICAR.   

Eprints@cmfri is the Open Access research outputs repository of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, which includes the publication of the Institute’s staff members in the journals, conferences, seminars, symposia, technical reports, theses, patents and related publications. This has placed CMFRI as the first ICAR Institute to reach this stage.  CMFRI also ranks first at national level and fifth at global level among the open access repositories on marine sciences.   

(Source:CMFRI, Cochin)