Tag Archives: Confederation of Open Access Repositories

Recording and the slides of the COAR webinar by Leslie Chan are available

(3 May 2018) The recording and the slides from today’s webinar entitled Open Access in the global South: Perspectives from the Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network are now available on Zenodo. Prof. Leslie Chan shared key lessons from OCSDNet which is a research network with scientists, development practitioners, community members and activists from 26 countries […]


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Major repository infrastructure initiatives agree to align their networks

(25 March 2014)  In a meeting in Rome on 20-21 March 2014 representatives from several major regional repository networks sat down to develop a strategy to better align their activities. The meeting brought together delegates from Australia, Canada, China, Europe, Latin America and the United States. As research becomes increasingly global, it is critical to […]


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Aligning Repository Networks Meeting

(12 March 2014)  COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) is convening a meeting to discuss the alignment of open access repository networks. The meeting, which will take place on 20-21 March 2014 will be hosted by the National Research Council of Italy and be attended by representatives from a number of regions including Australia, China, […]


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Sustainable practices for populating repositories report

The  Confederation of Open Access Repositories, COAR, has published the report, “Incentives, Integration, and Mediation: Sustainable Practices for Populating Repositories” by COAR Working Group 1: Repository Content. The report profiles a variety of successful practices for populating repositories from around the world. The aim of this report is to assist the global repository community in implementing sustainable methods for recruiting content. The profiles […]


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