Technical implementations and pilot projects


Repository Platform Development Projects

COAR is committed to promoting the vision of next generation repositories and supporting the widespread adoption of these technologies and functionalities across the repository community.

In order to align developments in different regions and to avoid redundancy of efforts, COAR will maintain a list of various initiatives that are working to implement the recommendations:


In early 2018, the OpenAIRE Advance Project will be undertaking developments to implement some of the next generation repositories technical recommendations into certain repository platforms. More information will be available in February/March 2018

US Next Generation Repositories Group

A COAR-facilitated group of US institutions will undertake some development activities for Next Generation Repositories in early 2018.

Last updated on February 13, 2018 by Kathleen Shearer

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