COAR Next Generation Repositories

« The report, Behaviours and Technical Recommendations of the COAR Next Generation Repositories Working Group is now available.

The next generation repositories work is based on a set of principles and design assumptions.

COAR’s vision is to position repositories as the foundation for a distributed, globally networked infrastructure for scholarly communication, on top of which layers of value added services will be deployed, thereby transforming the system, making it more research-centric, open to and supportive of innovation, while also collectively managed by the scholarly community.
In order to leverage the value of the repository network, we need to equip it with a wider array of roles and functionalities, which can be enabled through new levels of web-centric interoperability. (…) »