Scholarly Communication

Open Access and Open Science

The objectives of the Scholarly Communication Unit are to inform the university community about Open Access and Open Science, to support it in the actions developed in these axes, to monitor international developments, and to promote all beneficial measures – technical, legal or political nature-for the disposal of research material.


KALLIPOS - Initiative of Open Academic Textbooks

The KALLIPOS initiative, aims at developing electronic textbooks (mainly, but not only, for students and Professors of Greek Universities) and making them freely available with open licenses through the KALLIPOS digital Repository.


AMELIB Accessible Multi-modal Electronic Library

The development of AMELib, aims to strengthen the effort to remove barriers for print-disabled users of Greek academic libraries. The goal is to offer accessible content through an equally accessible web application, as provided for in copyright law.

Store your research data by findableaccessibleinteroperablereusableF.A.I.R. means

Hellenic Academic Research Data Management Initiative HARDMIN is an infrastructure for Greek researchers that aims to collect, organize and make available of their research data.

Cooperation between HEAL-Link and “Athena” Research Center in the framework of the “OpenAIRE-Advance” project to support Open Access and Open Data in Europe


HEAL-Link-IEEE: Forthcoming running out of open access articles coverage

The estimated number of articles that can be covered by HEAL-Link in the publisher IEEE is expected to run out in April 2024 (based on the most recent data). More announcements will follow, if there is any change. For more information, you can contact HEAL-Link Office at and 2310998210, and the Scientific Communication Unit […]

HEAL-Link-Springer Nature: Forthcoming running out of open access articles coverage

The estimated number of articles that can be covered by HEAL-Link in the publisher Springer Nature is expected to run out in about four months (May 2024). There will be constant updates to the community so that we can provide the most up-to-date information about the period of time when articles are expected to be […]

Three-month trial period regarding De Gruyter’s extensive collection of electronic books

HEAL-Link, announces a three-month trial period regarding De Gruyter’s extensive collection of electronic books. During this trial period HEAL-Link members will have free online access to a collection of more than 160,000 e-books from 56 partner publishers, including the University Press Library. The three-month trial period will run from February 1 to April 30, 2024. […]

Institutional account access (SSO) to Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy service

We would like to inform you that access through an institutional account (Single Sign On – SSO), for Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy service, is now available. Instructions: Click on “Sign in – Shibboleth” or directly click here Select GRNet federation Select your institution from the list of institutions and enter your institutional login [...]

Trial access period to Statista

Dear HEAL-Link members, we would like to inform you that a 60-day trial period of access (until 13/12/2023) to the Statista database has been activated. Access is controlled through the institutions’ declared IP addresses. The members of the institutions simply enter while connected to the university network (without creating a personal account (free basic […]

HARDMIN research data repository now registered at re3data

HEAL-Link’s HARDMIN Research Data Repository fulfilled all of the prerequisites to be included in the Re3data Repositories catalog . This is another step towards strengthening the Repository’s extroversion. Re3data is a global registry of research data repositories covering research data repositories from different academic disciplines. It includes repositories that enable the permanent storage and access […]

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