UTP Research Hub - Geosciences
UTP Research Hub for Geosciences introduced by the Knowledge Management Unit, IRC, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS in year 2017. The research hub connecting various sources of reference for geosciences field inclusive of books, literature review, articles, journal (subscribe and open access), experts, university.s collaboration through Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Memorandum of Agreement (MoA). The metadata of publications from all research institutes are published and hyperlink from the original sources. It covers the articles from subscribe databases and open access journal from the web.
The major component of research hub is the Research Discovery. The research discovery connecting multiple sites that provide access to university.s databases (connectors) from all over the world.The criteria of the databases are;
- Top University Ranking (THE and QS) repositories of library databases
- Open - Conformed to Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH)
- Industries, agencies that have collaboration with research institutes
The research hub benefited all the geosciences community through resource sharing, digital library platform that simplified the information searching process through discovery services, connecting peoples with experts and make their research more visible. Research Hub for Geosciences has a set of keywords (nomenclature) which ease the classification of knowledge and research area. Browse by Subject will hyperlink the users with content developed for their research area. Research Blog is for all completed research to be access by public. Bulk of experiences, success stories and insights are shared via UTP Research Hub for Geosciences to all the research community.