To build the base of the national digital scientific library.

The platform

The aims

The ISTEX platform: the base of scientific resources The purchase of documentary archives is accompanied by the creation of a platform for their reception. This platform will also house all of the data acquired, i.e. several millions of digital documents. It should be remembered… The main aim of the ISTEX project is to offer the […]

The basic services

Basic services of exploitation of full text Other than the research on descriptive metadata of the collections and articles and the indexing of full text, we forsee three supplementary basic services: Search for terms and their variants. It is appropriate to determine in the initial text the textual sequences that are the most susceptible to […]

Advanced services

Value added services On the base of the basic platform services, we are currently working towards proposing three types of value added services: A response motor that offers automatic classification tools. Given the final volume of data in ISTEX, the results of enquiries could correspond to very large collections of documents that will need to […]

Access to the resources today

The future ISTEX platform will host all the data with remote access provided to all members of higher education and research institutions in 2015. Users can access the acquired document resources via the publishers’ websites until this platform is fully operational. ABES manages access using the site which provides practical information (user instructions, licences, […]

investissement d'avenir

Financement : ANR-10-IDEX-0004-02