COAR e. V.

COAR, the Confederation of Open Access Repositories, is a dynamic, fast growing association of repository initiatives launched in October 2009, uniting and representing over 100 institutions out from five continents. Its mission is to enhance greater visibility and application of research outputs through global networks of Open Access digital repositories.



Through its member institutions COAR is working towards  the development of a global Open Access repository community of practice from across counties, regions and disciplines. Our vision is a global knowledge infrastructure of networking Open Access repositories.

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