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.
Interest Group “Repository Impact and Visibility”
This Interest Group will explore and document existing approaches for maximizing repository visibility as well as develop new and innovative strategies for adoption by organizations around the world.
News & Announcements
Thousands of scientific publications produced in Brazil are more accessible to researchers and academics from around the world. All because it is already available the new version of the Brazilian Portal of Scientific Publications in Open Access, also known as … Continue reading
COAR Executive Director Kathleen Shearer attended the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) meetings in Cape Town, South Africa that took place from August 15-21, 2015. The conference was attended by over 3000 delegates from around the world and … Continue reading
Advocacy & Leadership
August 17, 2015 — Latin America is one of the world’s most progressive regions in terms of open access and adoption of sustainable, cooperative models for disseminating research; models that ensure that researchers and citizens have access to the results … Continue reading
Jul 16 Major repository networks agree to collaborate on data exchange, technological development, and metadata
July 16, 2015 — On July 9 and 10, three major regional open access repository networks and aggregators (OpenAire, LA Referencia, and SHARE), along with the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) and Center for Open Science (COS) met in … Continue reading
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