January 27, 2022

Repositories: Aligning Repository Networks 2015 Meeting Report

From the COAR (Conferedation of Open Access Repositories) Website:

Over the last year, as part of the Aligning Repository Networks activities, COAR has been continuing to work on facilitating communication and greater interoperability of the major repository networks. Key events included a high-level meeting of senior representatives from around the world in Portugal in April 2015, a meeting between OpenAIRE, SHARE and LA Referencia in the US in July, and most recently a joint workshop between COAR, OpenAIRE, and LA Referencia Council in Rio de Janeiro focusing on greater interoperability between Latin American and European repositories. This report summarizes activities over the past year and emphasizes the importance of ongoing conversations. This aligning work is partially funded by the European Commission through the OpenAIRE2020 project.

Direct to 16 page meeting report (PDF).

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.