ETH-Bibliothek steps up international collaboration in the field of open access

ETH-Bibliothek has joined the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) and SPARC Europe.

The Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) (external link) is a union of more than 90 institutions from Europe, Asia and America. The organisation’s goal is to create a global network of open access repositories.

SPARC Europe (external link)is an organisation that is primarily active at European level. It champions the formation of a new, open system for scientific communication that is geared towards the needs of research.