Call for action!

COAR calls on the scholarly community to work together to support and contribute to a system that is open, functional, and driven by the needs of the research community. More


COAR Annual Meeting 2016

See the presentations from the COAR Annual Meeting held in Vienna, Austria on April 12-14, 2016  More…

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Next Generation Repositories

COAR has launched the Next Generation Repositories Project to identify future technologies and functionalities. More


Oct 27 Save the date! COAR Annual Meeting 2017

COAR Annual Meeting May 8-10, 2017          Venice, Italy The Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) and the Library System (SBA) of the Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice are pleased to announce that the next COAR Annual Meeting … Continue reading »

Oct 27 COAR @ Open Access Days of the German-speaking community

On October 10th &11th, the „Open Access Tage“ (Open Access Days) took place in Munich. The Open Access Days are the key annual event for the Open Access community in the German-speaking countries; this year with an all-time participant record … Continue reading »

Oct 26 #OAWeek2016 Webinar Slides and Recordings are now available

COAR celebrates Open Access Week 2016 with the webinar on Next Generation Repositories. The webinar was streamed twice on 25th of October to ensure that it can be attended by people in several different regions. Both sessions were well attended, … Continue reading »

Oct 19 News from China

Brief report of the 2016 Chinese Institutional Repository Conference and launch of the new repository group in China, CHAIR The 4th annual Chinese Institutional Repository Conference took place in Chongqing, China on September 21-22, 2016, with the theme of “Rich … Continue reading »

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