New Interest Group “Usage Data”
The IG deals with interoperable usage statistics, e.g. combining usage data from multiple sources or to offer a common robot blacklist. It aims at collecting experiences from several projects and initiatives in order to standardize the gathering of usage data.
News & Announcements
The Confederation of Open Access Repositories is pleased to welcome the World Bank as new member. The World Bank launched its Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) in April 2012 and it has grown impressively since then. Complemented by its Open Access … Continue reading
The new interview partner for the “COAR Talks” section of the COAR Repository Observatory is Isidro F. Aguillo, the main Editor of the Webometrics “Ranking Web of Repositories”. The half hour interview touched several issues, incl. the methodology of the ranking, … Continue reading
Advocacy & Leadership
On the 4th of March the G8 + O5 Data Working Group came together for the third time after its launch in May 2011 and was hosted at Cosener’s House in Abingdon (near the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory). Previous meetings were … Continue reading
COAR, LIBER and OpenAIRE have jointly responded to a proposal from DG Connect for a Framework for Action addressing research data infrastructures. LIBER, COAR and OpenAIRE strongly support the development of an open, interoperable e-infrastructure for scientific data through the … Continue reading
- Repository Observatory: Olaf Siegert from ZBW, Germany will conducte the next interview for the RO. Interview partner will be Isidro Aguillo. Stay tuned and check out the RO page for other exciting information!
- Interoperability: The Usage Statistics Interest Group will be officially launched at the international workshop “Usage Statistics and Beyond” in Berlin, Germany on 22 & 23 April 2013.