HRA has partnered with The National Library of Medicine (NLM) to enable HRA memberfunded awardees to deposit their publications into PMC using the HRA Open platform. Links that have been made between awards from HRA member organizations and their awardees are provided to the NLM to facilitate open and public access of awardees publications and research outputs.
Awardee information is provided by HRA Reporter, HRA’s awardee database. HRA Reporter is powered by Dimensions, a Digital Science platform that connects awards, grants, publications, clinical trials and patents. From Dimensions, HRA Open enables users to explore information on over $1.3 trillion of grant funding from 250+ research funders around the world.
From Maryrose Franko, Executive Director of HRA:
“HRA is excited to partner with the NLM to advance science by making peer-reviewed articles from HRA member-funded research publicly available on PubMed Central. But HRA Open will also enable awardees of HRA members to link research outputs to their funding AND make those outputs open. That is a game-changer.”
Mark Hahnel, CEO and Founder of Figshare, said:
“This is an excellent development for members of the Health Research Alliance. We’re pleased to be able to help HRA Open showcase their research outputs in an easy-to-use application.”
This application is live now and research outputs are available at https://hra.figshare.com/. Please get in touch if you are interested in learning more about Figshare for Funders by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Health Research Alliance is a collaborative member organization of ~ 80 nonprofit research funders, all committed to maximizing the impact of biomedical research to improve human health. See www.healthra.org for additional information.
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