Science, Technologies, Innovations №4(12) 2019, 75-84 p


Chmyr О.S. — Doctor Sc. in Economics, Professor, Head of Department of Ukrainian Institute of Scien­­tific
and Technical Expertise and Information, Antonovicha Str, 180, Kyiv, Ukraine, 031507; +38 (044) 521-09-95;; ORCID: 0000-0002-9376-7344


Abstract. The article discusses the creation of the National Repository of Academic Texts (NRAT). The general concept of the formation and certain aspects of the activities of the National Repository are described in accordance with the goal and mission of the NRAT proclaimed in regulatory documents. Its role in the development of scientific, educational and innovative activities, as well as in terms of the establishment of principles of academic integrity on a domestic basis, is determined. The mechanism of the positive impact of the national scientific archive on the field of scientific research is demonstrated due to the openness of information, the possibility of operational scientific communication, a significant expansion of the audience in which the hypotheses and the results are discussed. The key aspects of the impact of the availability of quality information on educational processes throughout a person’s life, from primary education to advanced training and the acquisition of new knowledge and skills, are identified. It is shown how the functioning of the National Repository of Academic Texts can help scientists, educators and entrepreneurs overcome the “valley of the death of innovation” through information integration tools. It is proved that the national repository cannot be only an electronic archive of domestic academic texts with the corresponding registry and electronic copies available for review 24/7. It is not enough to save data. It is necessary to ensure their maximum full involvement in circulation. Therefore, NRAT should become the basis of the domestic digital ecosystem of science, education and innovation, built on the principles of inclusion, a comprehensive process in which wide opportunities are provided to all interested parties on the principles of accessibility, equal opportunities, permanence, stability, development. The ability of NRAT to provide valorization, that is, the productive use of scientific data, is demonstrated. The argument is given that the official portal of the National Repository cannot be limited to one function — to serve as an access point to academic texts. It should also maintain academic integrity, open science, provide information support for the main categories of visitors and users. Based on this, an approximate structure of information and reference materials is proposed, which should be placed on the official web portal of NRAT.

Keywords: National repository of academic texts, education, science, innovation, electronic archive, data storage, information.


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