Interest Group “Usage Data and Beyond”
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.
Populating repositories is a challenge and many institutions use a multi-faceted strategy to recruit content. Find out how COAR Working Group “Repository Content” supports members in populating their repositories.
Interoperability is the technical “glue” that makes possible an emerging open science infrastructure. Read how COAR Working Group “Interoperability” helps to define and promote interoperability, standards and infrastructure policies.
Support & Training
COAR Working Group “Support & Training” aims to provide support for the Open Access repository community from institutions, countries, regions and disciplines, through international cooperation and information sharing.
Objective of the COAR Repository Observatory is to identify trends and future scenarios in the context of the use of repositories in research and education, to help open access repositories to anticipate and respond the constant state of rapid evolution.
News & Announcements
We are proud to announce Microsoft Research’s partner contribution to COAR, the Confederation of Open Access Repositories. COAR and Microsoft Research share a common vision for the future of scientific research: a truly global network of services and infrastructure that … Continue reading
COAR is pleased to announce the publication of a new report in Spanish, “Incentivos, Integración y Mediación: Prácticas Sostenibles para poblar Repositorios”. This is a translation of the English language report published earlier this year, Incentives, Integration and Mediation, which presents the results of a review of … Continue reading
Advocacy & Leadership
First meeting of the RDA Interest Group – Long tail of Research data 17.9.13, Washington It was standing room only: over 50 RDA delegates crammed into a breakout group for the first meeting of the ‘long-tail of research data’ interest … Continue reading
With digital data being declared as the ‘new gold’, the European Commission is developing a pilot to explore ways to make research data open access too. The pilot will look at will look at research data generated in projects funded under … Continue reading
- First information about the COAR Annual Meeting and General Assembly is online now! This time the meeting will be held together with the OpenAIRE project in Athens, Greece from May 21-23, 2014. Save the date now!
- Interested in usage statistics? Join the new interest group! Read all about the call on September 24, 2013 where first information about the aims were disseminated.