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Repository Interoperability and NGOs, IGOs, Non-Profit Organizations and Research Funding Agencies

Many Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Inter-Governmental Organizations (IGOs), and research funding agencies support Open Access in various ways.

Funding agencies including the European Commission, Wellcome Trust in the UK, the National Institutes of Health in the US, and many other organizations require recipients of research funding to deposit copies of all research outputs into a freely-accessible, publicly-accessible Open Access Repository.

Other organizations such as the World Bank are supporting Open Data initiatives by collecting and disseminating data sets and indicators into globally-accessible, freely-accessible repositories.

  • What are the major issues related to repository interoperability for these types of organizations?
  • What issues related to repository interoperability should NGOs, IGOs, and research funding bodies be discussing?
  • What other ways can these types of organizations support repository interoperability?
  • What resources exist related to interoperability issues specifically for NGOs, IGOs, non-profit organizations, and research funding agencies? What other resources are needed?
  • What related issues are on the horizon?

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Repository Interoperability and NGOs, IGOs, Non-Profit Organizations and Research Funding Agencies

Many Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Inter-Governmental Organizations (IGOs), and research funding agencies support Open Access in various ways.

Funding agencies including the European Commission, Wellcome Trust in the UK, the National Institutes of Health in the US, and many other organizations require recipients of research funding to deposit copies of all research outputs into a freely-accessible, publicly-accessible Open Access Repository.

Other organizations such as the World Bank are supporting Open Data initiatives by collecting and disseminating data sets and indicators into globally-accessible, freely-accessible repositories.

  • What are the major issues related to repository interoperability for these types of organizations?
  • What issues related to repository interoperability should NGOs, IGOs, and research funding bodies be discussing?
  • What other ways can these types of organizations support repository interoperability?
  • What resources exist related to interoperability issues specifically for NGOs, IGOs, non-profit organizations, and research funding agencies? What other resources are needed?
  • What related issues are on the horizon?
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