Articles by UNC researchers that are available in BioMed Central are now available in the Carolina Digital Repository. The collection contains nearly 700 articles, and will grow over time.
UNC Libraries worked with BioMed Central to automate the deposit into the CDR of BioMed Central articles written by UNC researchers. The transfer is made possible through the use of the Simple Web-Service Offering Repository Deposit (SWORD) protocol. Once established, the SWORD implementation allows the deposit to take place without intervention on the part of the researcher, the Library, or the publisher.
BioMed Central is a publisher of over 200 open access journals in Science, Technology, and Medicine.