University of West Attica joins CLARIN:EL Research Infrastructure, the open network of repositories, members of which are actively involved in Language Resources and Technologies.

Digital language resources, techologies and web services for language processing will soon be integrated in the Institutional Repository of the University of West Attica, thus contributing to the enrichment of the CLARIN:EL Infrastructure. Procedures for the creation of the Institutional Repository of the University of West Attica are completed and the Repository is available to all CLARIN:EL users. Sarantos Kapidakis, Professor at the Department of Archival, Library & Information Studies of the University of West Attica, has been appointed as the Scientific and Technical Responsible of the Institutional Repository.

So far, CLARIN:EL network counts 12 members including Universities and Research Centers. The Greek infrastructure for the collection, documentation and distribution of high quality language resources for the Greek language aims at expanding its reach, through the cooperation with other members at national level and the interconnection with the CLARIN ERIC European network which provides metadata and services to more than 130 members-organisations from 18 countries.