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


News & Announcements

May 20 Call for action!

Call for action! A new ecology for scholarly communications is emerging which involves openness and sharing of publications, data, research administrative information, and other research outputs. Libraries and universities are already contributing to this ecology by hosting systems and platforms … Continue reading »

May 07 Presentations and discussions at COAR annual meeting 2016

On April 12 & 13 this year’s Annual Meeting and General Assembly of the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) took place in Vienna/Austria. Through a diverse mix of conference sessions, round-table discussions and open dialogue, the meeting pushed attendees … Continue reading »

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Advocacy & Leadership

May 10 Joint statement about open access by COAR and UNESCO

COAR and UNESCO have published a joint statement about open access which outlines some of the concerns around the drive towards APCs. The statement is aimed at policy makers and underscores the need for a variety of OA models to be … Continue reading »

Apr 26 New partnership between COAR and GODAN (Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition)

We are pleased to announce a new partnership between COAR and GODAN (Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition) made official at the Annual Meeting in Vienna. Through this partnership, and in conjunction with FAO of United Nations, we will … Continue reading »

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