Next Generation Repositories

The behaviours and technologies are now available on a dedicated website and through GitHub.

International Accord

International Accord strengthens ties between repository networks

#COAR2018 Annual Meeting

The COAR Annual Meeting and General Assembly 2018 will take place in Hamburg, Germany, from May 14-17, 2018.


Feb 15 Recommendations for Next Generation Repositories – now available on GitHub

In November 2017, the COAR Next Generation Repositories Working Group published a report outlining new behaviours and technologies for repositories. The aim is to position repositories as the foundation for a distributed, globally networked infrastructure for scholarly communication, on top … Continue reading »

Feb 05 Registration for COAR Annual Meeting is now open

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the next COAR Annual Meeting. The meeting and pre-conference sessions will take place from Monday, May 14 to Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Hamburg, Germany at ZBW Leibniz Information Centre … Continue reading »

Nov 28 Technical recommendations for next generation repositories

November 28, 2017 COAR is pleased to announce the publication of the report, Behaviours and Technical Recommendations of the COAR Next Generation Repositories Working Group By Eloy Rodrigues, COAR Chairman and Kathleen Shearer, COAR Executive Director In April 2016, the … Continue reading »

Oct 24 Beyond Open Access: Five prerequisites for a sustainable knowledge commons

Open access is about the democratization of knowledge. However, as open access becomes widely adopted, there is a risk that we will accentuate the inequalities and unsustainability of scholarly publishing, through widespread implementation of pay to publish business models. At … Continue reading »

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