The Scholar Electronic Repository of the New Bulgarian University was presented among the winning institutions on the Open Repositories 2012 7th International Conference of the Open Repositories event.
The first institutional open-access repository - the Scholar Electronic Repository of the New Bulgarian University (SER of NBU), has been launched in 2005. The project was endorsed by the Library and realized with the financial support from HESP Program of OPEN SOCIETY Institute, Budapest, Hungary.
Basic objective of the University is to stimulate creativity and spur of research within academic community and postgraduate students.
A transformation in maintaining policy has raised deposit activity. Better level of training, assistance, and appraisal are achieved by adopting inovative methods and techniques - interactive tutoring, Web 2.0 tools, 3G networking and real time interaction.