January 25, 2022

Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) Releases “Strategy and Workplan 2016-2018” Document

From the COAR Strategic Directions 2016-2018 Plan:

To realize our mission and achieve this vision, COAR will focus on community, leadership and engagement at the international level.

Four strategic directions will guide COAR’s activities:

  • Promote the development of a sustainable, global network of open access repositories as key elements of international research infrastructures in support of excellence in scholarship and education
  • Provide support for the OA repository community and build local capacity for the development and management of repositories and repository networks
  • Define and promote interoperability, common standards, and best practices for repositories, repository networks and with other related systemsN
  • Stimulate the development and adoption of value-added services for repositories and repository networks

Direct to Complete Document (6 pages; PDF)

See Also: COAR Releases New Guidelines for Assessing Publisher Repository Services (November 4, 2015)

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