Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR)

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COAR Presented At The ETD 2012 In Peru

Press Release | COAR | September 19, 2012

A COAR poster was presented by Fernando Ardito, from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru, member of LA REFERENCIA, at the 15th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD 2012) held in Lima, Peru. Read More »

Open Access Meeting Reflections—SPARC 2012

Abby Clobridge | Information Today, Inc | March 26, 2012

Ten years after the movement was launched through the Budapest Open Access Initiative, open access (OA) is thriving, flourishing, and becoming a core element in the broader “Open Knowledge” movement that includes Open Educational Resources (OER), Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), Open Data, and Open Science among others, all of which share the common goals of providing free, unrestricted access to different types of information and knowledge. Read More »

OpenAIRE2020: A New Horizon for Open Science

Press Release | OpenAIRE | December 2, 2014

The wealth of the European Union's scientific research is to be made open to all. A year after the start of the EC's Horizon 2020 framework programme, OpenAIRE enters a new phase of funding with a continuation project: OpenAIRE2020, starting in January 2015. The initiative will implement the H2020 Open Access policies and mandates for publications and will be one of the key European infrastructures supporting the EC's Research Data Pilot.

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Report Issued On Open Access Repository Interoperability

Staff Writer | Information Today, Inc. | November 1, 2012

The Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) published "The Current State of Open Access Repository Interoperability (2012)." Interoperability is the technical “glue” that makes possible the emerging open science infrastructure—an infrastructure that connects a global, decentralized network of repositories and other tools. Read More »