To contribute to the dissemination of UB research, the Learning and Research Resources Centre
(CRAI) has various structures that help to increase the visibility of research results.
These structures include the following:
institutional repository platform provides the opportunity to gather, organize and
disseminate open access publications in digital format that are the result of the teaching,
research and institutional activities of the UB teaching staff and other members of the
The Office for Knowledge Dissemination offers advice and information to all UB members
in relation to dissemination of the university’s scientific output and the use of external
materials. The Office particularly focuses on open access dissemination.
The Portal of UB scientific journals contains bibliographic information on the
scientific journals that are published by the University of Barcelona and describes how they can be
Recercat: grey research literature, preprints, conference papers, research reports,
working papers, technical reports, etc. from the University of Barcelona and from other Catalan
universities and research centres.
RACO (Catalan Open Access Journals): an open access repository to consult full text
articles from Catalan scientific, cultural and scholarly journals, including those published by the
University of Barcelona.
TDX (Doctoral Theses Network): doctoral theses in digital format that have been defended
at the University of Barcelona, at other Catalan universities and at universities in other
autonomous communities of Spain.