CORE Membership for data providers

CORE is a mission-driven not-for-profit endeavour and a signatory of the Principle of Open Scholarly Infrastructure (POSI) and we rely on the generous support of our members to support and sustain the service.

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CORE Membership levels

STARTING for:

Organisations who want to get their content indexed in CORE and benefit from increased discoverability (in search, Recommender, Discovery and PMC) and persistent identification (via OAI Resolver), while staying in control of how their content is exposed using the CORE Dashboard.

SUPPORTING for:

Organisations who want to be widely recognised for their open research. In addition to all the STARTING benefits, this membership also comes with extra visibility for your organisation in the OA network, additional technical support, CORE API access for your researchers, and a seat on our Board of Supporters.

SUSTAINING for:

Organisations who want to be seen as open research champions. In addition to all the SUPPORTING benefits, this membership comes with additional tools to help stay compliant with OA policies and FAIR, unlimited technical support, CORE Dataset access for your researchers for text and data mining, and two seats on our Board of Supporters

Starting
Free
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  • CORE Repository Dashboard

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  • Get your OAI identifiers resolved to your repository

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  • CORE Discovery

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  • CORE Search

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  • CORE Recommender

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  • General support

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  • Download statistics

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  • Repository Discovery Boost:

    – PubMed Central (PMC)

    – Recommended across the repositories network

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  • RIOXX metadata validator

Sustaining
Membership fees

All Supporting benefits

PLUS

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  • CORE OA Compliance dashboard

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  • Dataset use for your university

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  • Repository health check

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  • Unlimited and prioritised support

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  • Personalised banner

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  • Promoted / spotlight / featured articles

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  • Hosted or interview style blog post on mission-aligned activities

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  • Board of Supporters (2 votes)

UK HEIs can subscribe via the
Jisc licence subscriptions manager

Find out more about membership benefits

Find out more about membership benefits

Here you can find a comparison table with detailed information about each benefit. It can help you choose the most suitable membership level for you. Also you can access Membership documentation where described how each feature works.

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What does your membership support?

Our Supporting and Sustaining members are the pillars of our open scholarly infrastructure service. They enable us in delivering on our mission.

Supporting
Supporting

Co-funds the maintenance of CORE services as they are.

Sustaining
Sustaining

Co-funds the maintenance of CORE services and their continuous improvement.

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CORE Members

Have already become part of the CORE open access community.

Find out how other institutions benefited from CORE Membership

University of Chicago adopts CORE’s article deduplication tool

We do not have a duplicate check built into our repository, so CORE’s duplicate check is immensely helpful. While other repositories might already have duplicate checks, I don’t know about their usage of ML to find duplicates. Based on my experience, I would guess that it isn’t as accurate if it relies primarily on exact matches. CORE’s duplicate check displays the “confidence” it has that a record is duplicated in the repository, which is also helpful when determining the final decision on whether a duplicate record...

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