ETH Library steps up international collaboration in the field of open access

ETH Library 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.