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


Sep 28 COAR Webinar: Controlled Vocabularies, October 4th

COAR is pleased to announce a webinar on the topic of “Controlled Vocabularies”.The webinar is initiated by COAR Controlled Vocabularies Interest Group (CVIG). CVIG is planning series of webinars to provide training and raising awareness on controlled vocabularies. The sessions will target the broader repository and research information infrastructure community … Continue reading »

Sep 28 More on the future of repositories – response to Richard Poynder

“The reports of our death have been greatly exaggerated” (to paraphrase Mark Twain) Although I agree with some of what Richard Poynder writes in the introduction to his recent interview with Cliff Lynch published on September 22, 2016, I do … Continue reading »

Sep 28 COAR offers a webinar for Open Access Week: Next Generation Repositories

COAR is pleased to offer a free webinar for Open Access Week on the topic of “Next Generation Repositories”. COAR invites you to join us for presentations and a discussion about the future potential for repositories in the coming years. … Continue reading »

Jul 19 COAR Webinar and Discussion Series

COAR is pleased to announce the first session in the members-only COAR Webinar and Discussion Series, which aims to provide information about the latest trends and topics in open access and repositories. The first session will feature Oya Rieger, Associate … Continue reading »

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