Open repositories

Supported Open archives

As an overlay service, Episciences relies on third party services for storage and API:


Founded by Paul Ginsparg in 1991 and now maintained and operated by Cornell Tech, arXiv® is a curated research-sharing platform open to anyone.


The CWI Repository contains the metadata and often the full text versions of scientific CWI publications and can be consulted online and can be harvested through OAI protocol. Naturally it contains journal articles, (chapters in) books, proceedings and theses but also media presentations and lectures.


A source of published and unpublished scientific documents stemming from scientific and higher education research, HAL was created in 2001 on the arXiv model by the physicist Franck Laloë and offers an array of services to the scientific community.


The OpenAIRE project, in the vanguard of the open access and open data movements in Europe was commissioned by the EC to support their nascent Open Data policy by providing a catch-all repository for EC funded research. CERN, an OpenAIRE partner and pioneer in open source, open access and open data, provided this capability and Zenodo was launched in May 2013.