The National Documentation Centre of Greece (EKT) provides a range of ePublishing services to significant and prestigious publishing bodies and research institutions throughout the country. These are publishers who chose to deliver their scientific content free online to readers while supporting operations by financial models that permit this free electronic distribution.
Aiming at expanding the available Greek scientific digital content, EKT ePublishing currently extends its network of partnerships. As a result, the digital environment of ePublishing is continuously updated and enriched with new titles of eJournals, ebooks and conference proceedings.
Below, we present our ePublishing partners:
The National Hellenic Research Foundation is a multidisciplinary Research Centre established on 1958. Its purpose is the organization, finance and support of high level research projects in the humanities and natural sciences. Today, the Foundation comprises the following research institutes: The Institute of Historical Research (IHR), The Institute of Biology, Medicinal Chemistry and Biotechnology (IBMCB), The Institute of Theoretical and Physical Chemistry (ITPC) and the National Documentation Centre (EKT).
The National Center of Social Research was established in 1959 under the auspices of UNESCO and is the only public institution in Greece dedicated to the social sciences. ΕΚΚΕ is a public law legal entity supervised by the General Secretariat of Research and Technology of the Ministry of Education and religious matters.
Since its establishment, ΕΚΚΕ :
The National Documentation Centre of Greece (ΕΚΤ) is the national institution for documentation, information and support on science research and technology issues. Founded in 1980, EKT is integrated with the National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF) and is supervised by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology of the Ministry of Education.
The Hellenic Centre for Marine Research is the national laboratory of Greece on oceanography and marine research. Our work covers the entire spectrum from basics science to technological research. We do large scale experiments in the ocean, measure environmental parameters, explore the seafloor, find ancient wrecks and submerged cities, help the State with tsunami hazard mitigation, protect our beaches, study the evolution of fish populations, develop feed for fish, train graduate students and disseminate information to the public. We invite scientific collaborations from anywhere in the world, and we charter our oceanographic ships for specialized studies.
The Department is located in the city of Igoumenitsa. The TEI of Epirus was founded in 1994 and has campuses in Arta, Ioannina, Preveza and Igoumenitsa. Τhe Department was founded in 1999 and its mission is to provide training and to conduct research in the realm of intercultural communication. Each year the department admits 200 new students.
The Department began operations in the academic year 1987-1988 and the first students graduated in 1991. From the very beginning of its operation there has been active research in the fields of Education with special emphasis on early childhood. Currently, the research extends to all fields of knowledge that reflect the academic disciplines of the Department at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. At the same time, the Department organizes International Conferences around the interests of education and training at the premises of the University. The Department participates in international programs and committees that promote research in the academic disciplines of its members.
The University Press of Thessaly was founded in 1998 in Volos. Its mission is to facilitate the dissemination of scholarship through the publication of monographs, textbooks and edited volumes in the fields of science and the humanities, thus enhancing the educational, cultural and social role of the university.
Τhe Department of Economics, of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is an independent department within the Faculty of Law, Economic and Political Sciences. It has 47 faculty members, 3,500 undergraduate and 140 graduate active students and awards 350 degrees in economics every year. Faculty members are engaged in research in all fields of economics, but also in related fields, such as economic history, philosophy, mathematics, statistics and information science. The Department of Economics of the University of Athens plays an important role in the production of economic knowledge, offering a critical analysis of economic relations and institutions. Its research output enriches the Greek and international literature in economics and related fields.
The Department has a two-fold aim: a. to provide Quality Teaching and Initial Training and preparation for its students, b. to promote Educational Research and pedagogic applications.
The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Applied Philosophy Research Laboratory was established in 1999 as an autonomous unit attached to the Department of Philosophy of the University of Athens. The initial purpose of the Lab's establishment was to facilitate research in the area of applied philosophy and provide teaching support to students and faculty members in both graduate and post-graduate level of studies. The Lab is also committed to conduct empirical and/or theoretical research in all areas of philosophy, with particular focus on Ethics, Metaethics and Applied Ethics. To this purpose the Lab seeks to foster collaborations with other Laboratories, Research Centers or Units, as well as with international organizations and societies. The Lab seeks to further and convey knowledge on areas of philosophical research by means of hosting post-graduate programs of study, publishing works of original philosophical research as well as journals, and organizing conferences.
The Geological Society of Greece was founded in 1951 as a non-profit scientific organization, to promote and advance the knowledge of all topics of geology. Through International Congresses, scientific meetings, workshops, field trips and publications, the Society provides a forum for the presentation and dissemination of current knowledge related to the geology of Greece and the adjacent areas to earth scientists.
The main goals of Geological Society of Greece are:
The Society for Macedonian Studies was established in 1939. It focuses on the promotion of multifaceted issues related to the study of Macedonia.
The Society was founded in 1986 by a group of historians. It is an officially recognized learned society and has approximately 150 members, among whom there are many young scholars. The Society's main objective is the advancement of the study and research of relations between Medieval and Modern Hellenism and the West, the systematic collection, elaboration and publication of relevant sources and the promotion of auxiliary sciences of history.
The Society for the Study of New Hellenism is a scientific body which was established in 1971. It focuses on the study of the events, phenomena and developments which shaped Greek history in the period starting from the last medieval times until today.
The Cultural and Intellectual History Society (CIHIS) is a tightly knit group of researchers created out of the need to reflect on the use, the construction and the practices of historical discourse. Strongly devoted to a multi-disciplinary perspective, CIHIS was conceived as a space of experimentation and reflection on how we do history and what we do as historians that is on the reflection of the very process of history making. As a community of equals, CIHIS strives to generate original ideas and new venues of research. Ιt aims at creating a forum of communication in the humanities and promoting the study of themes and phenomena that cannot be approached solely from within one discipline.
The objective of the Institute of Historical Research (IHR/NHRF) is the research of the political, economic, social and cultural history of the Hellenic area and the regions where Hellenism has been active, from prehistoric antiquity to the modern era. The Institute was formed in 2012 from the merging of the three former NHRF institutes -the oldest Greek research institutions on historical and philological sciences-:
Its research activities focus on the creation and dissemination of new knowledge, as well as the training of younger researchers, thus contributing decisively to national self-awareness and international scientific cooperation in the scientific fields it serves.
The Benaki Museum – comprised, at that time, of the main building at no. 1 Koumbari Street and its original collections – constitutes a gift from the heirs of Emmanuel Benaki to the nation. It was inaugurated on 22 April 1930 and as an independent cultural and charitable institution and a legal entity governed by civil law, has been serving its statutory goals, which in accordance with the statute governing its foundation (4599/GG2/5/1930) are to develop and promote appreciation of the arts and historical knowledge, ever since. With its extensive collections of exhibits covering various cultural fields, and in its general activity, which meets a number of social needs, the Benaki Museum is an example of a complex structure within the wider network of museological institutions in Greece.
The Greek Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is an academic association which was established in 1962 at the initiative of C. Th. Dimaras. The Society aims to promote the research on the Neohellenic Enlightenment, an offspring of the European Enlightenment, publish the relevant research and organize academic conferences and international meetings on the subject. Since 2011, the Society publishes with EKT the peer-reviewed journal 'The Gleaner'.
The Christian Archaeological Society (XAE) was founded in 1884 and is one of the oldest scientific associations in Greece. Its aim is to promote research and all other scholarly activity in the sector of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Archaeology and Art. Since 2011, the Society publishes the peer-reviewed journal 'Deltion' with EKT.
In the following period, the list with the editors/publishers will host new collaborations which will enrich significantly the number of open publications, books and conference proceedings available to the public.