#COAR2017 Annual Meeting

COAR Annual Meeting took place in the beautiful city of Venice, Italy from May 8-10, 2017, on the campus of the Università Ca’Foscari. See the presentations…

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Next Generation Repositories

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

#COAR2018 Annual Meeting

The COAR Annual Meeting and General Assembly 2018 will take place in Hamburg, Germany, from May 15-17, 2018, at the German National Library of Economics, Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (ZBW).

International Accord

International Accord strengthens ties between repository networks worldwide. Read more


Oct 04 Recording and the Slides of Webinar on IR Usage Statistics

CARL–COAR joint webinar on institutional repository (IR) usage statistics was held yesterday with number of participants. The webinar was moderated by Leah Vanderjagt, Digital Repository Services Coordinator at University of Alberta. She made an introduction for the webinar pointing out the … Continue reading »

Sep 19 CARL-COAR Joint Webinar on IR Usage Statistics

COAR Members are invited to a webinar entitled “Two Approaches for Accurately Counting IR Usage: RAMP and IRUS-UK” jointly organised by CARL and COAR. The speakers are Kenning Arlitsch, Dean at Montana State University Library and Paul Needham, Research and Innovation Manager at Kings Norton … Continue reading »

Sep 18 Either you missed it or want to listen to it again: Slides and the recording of today’s webinar are now available

We had such a diverse audience today for COAR Members-only webinar: “Driving Traffic to Institutional Repositories: How Search Engine Optimisation can Increase the Number of Downloads from IR” by Kenning Arlitsch, Dean of the Library at Montana State University. Thanks ever so much to those who … Continue reading »

Sep 06 Elsevier acquisition highlights the need for community-based scholarly communication infrastructure

This blog post was written jointly by Kathleen Shearer, Executive Director of COAR, and Heather Joseph, Executive Director of SPARC, and is also available on the SPARC website. September 6, 2017 Like many others in the scholarly community, we were … Continue reading »

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