ARPHA Abstracts is a powerful module designed to host collections of conference abstracts, presentations and posters in a highly interactive and semantically enhanced environment.

The platform adds a semantic layer to the classic narrative-based abstract, making it possible to enjoy a number of exciting, partly unique features:

  • Abstracts featured in semantic HTML, XML and PDF.  
  • Assignment of DOIs to published abstracts. 
  • Enhancement of abstracts with images, multimedia, tables, references and supplementary data files.  
  • Citability and discoverability through indexing and archiving services. 
  • Extended usage tracking statistics. 
  • Interactive pre- and post-publication commenting and review.  rfac
  • Post-conference upload and visualisation of video recordings, presentations and posters, associated with the published abstracts.  
  • Other (see full list of services)

The platform assists conference organisers in monitoring and managing the abstract submission and approval process by featuring:

  • Authoring, submission, peer review, publication and dissemination within a single online collaborative platform.
  • Editorial management for various sub-collections of abstracts (e.g. by the different symposia or workshop conveners within a larger conference). 
  • Setup of pre-defined templates according to your event’s needs.
  • Collaborative online environment powered by the ARPHA Writing Tool.
  • Due date control & reminders.
  • Management statistics.

Why choose ARPHA?


Small one-off events

Minimising costs, while still enjoying the full range of features and services offered by ARPHA’s Abstracts module is made possible through the prebuilt ARPHA Conference Abstracts (ACA) journal.


Large recurring forums

For larger events and forums or the respective organising institutions, ARPHA offers the possibility to build personalised platforms, individually designed tо reflect their branding on the outside, while accommodating all ARPHA’s technological advancements, including enhanced abstract publishing and manuscript templates set to reflect the event’s specific requirements. An example of such a platform is the Biodiversity Information Science & Standards (BISS) journal, hosting abstracts from the Biodiversity Information Standards annual conferences.