Re PEc emerged from the Net Ec group, created in 1992, which received support for its Wo PEc project between 1996-1999 by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) of the UK Higher Education Funding Councils, as part of its Electronic Libraries Programme (e Lib).
The basic principle is that publishers index their content themselves into Re PEc.
As easy as that might sound—how hard can a search box be?
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So far, over 2,000 archives from 101 countries have contributed about 2.8 million research pieces from 3,200 journals and 5,000 working paper series.
Over 55,000 authors have registered and 75,000 email subscriptions are served every week.