Kathleen Shearer is the Executive Director of COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories), an international association of repository with a membership of over 120 institutions worldwide from 36 countries in 5 continents. COAR is developing a model for scholarly communications based on a global network of open access repositories and actively promotes the role of libraries in the future of scholarly communication. Shearer is also a consultant for several other organizations. She is a research associate with the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and a strategic consultant with the US-based Association of Research Libraries (ARL)
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title | session 1 & 2
Next generation repositories – moving from the “fringe” to the foundation of scholarly communication
Title | sessions 6 & 7
Building a global knowledge commons - ramping up repositories to support widespread change in the ecosystem
DAY 1 - 11:30 PARALLEL SESSION 1 (11:30) & 2 (14:00)
Open access models and platforms
DAY 3 - 09:00 Parallel Session 6
Building a Global Knowledge Commons - Ramping up repositories to Support Widespread Change in the Ecosystem
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