A federated and curated metadata registry of agri-food datasets and data services

The Library of Agricultural Ressources - Tunisia

The Virtual library of Scientific and Agricultural Resources BIRSA is a consortium. It’s the unique tool and point of access to all the libraries’ holdings of institutions belonging to IRESA.
BIRSA is not only a collective bibliographic catalogue but, it also provides full text of grey literature and other useful informations and several services including :     The library catalogues are collected in a unique catalogue     Databases of bibliographic information and full text (AGORA, TEEAL, AIDA…) .     Electronic Documents (thesis, dissertations, reports)  .     Sites references (BNT, BNF, library of congress, etc. .. .)     Datasheets of search results in agricultural sciences.
General
Started in year: 
2013
Contacts: 
Geographic
Geographic coverage: 
National
National coverage: 
Country where the service is managed: 

Tunisia

Region: 
Africa
GFAR region: 
West Asia (Near East) and North Africa
Content
Percentage of records about agriculture: 
100%
Number of records: 
47 000
Percentage of links to resources: 
Between 5% and 25%
Currency: 
Current / updated
Interoperability
Access
Open Access mandate: 
Yes
agINFRA The RING is part of the agINFRA project EC 7th framework program INFRA-2011-1.2.2 - Grant agr. no: 283770