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.
Annual Meeting 2015
COAR-SPARC Conference – Connecting research results, bridging communities, opening scholarship. 15 – 16 April 2015, Porto, Portugal. More…
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.
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News & Announcements
Jul 21 Sustainable Development Goals: The Impact of Access to Information on our Societies e-forum – 7-18 September 2015
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and COAR, are organising an e-forum on “Sustainable Development Goals: The Impact of Access to Information on our Societies” which will … Continue reading
COAR member LA Referencia, the Latin America Open Access Repositories network, adopts major elements of OpenAIRE Guidelines to improve global interoperability. LA Referencia is an initiative of public science and technology organizations of nine countries that offers a regional Open … Continue reading
Advocacy & Leadership
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
This briefing paper, Promoting Open Knowledge and Open Science – Report on the current state of Repositories, presents an overview of the international repository landscape as of May 2015. The paper was produced by COAR on behalf of the Aligning Repository … Continue reading
- Check out the COAR Roadmap: Future Directions for Repository Interoperability
- Get involved in our activities!
- Aug 03 2015 All day till August 4, 2015 Repository Fringe 2015
- Aug 12 2015 All day till August 15, 2015 5th International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference: scholarship, technology, and community
- Aug 15 2015 All day till August 21, 2015 IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2015