November 10, 2016

Where Next for Repositories?

Ottawa, ON

An open national forum sponsored by the CARL in association with COAR

November 10, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Lord Elgin Hotel, Ottawa, Ontario
(preceded by a Canadian Institutional Repository Managers meeting at University of Ottawa, November 9)


  • Strengthen the role and momentum for a Canadian network of repositories within the context of a sustainable open scholarly communication system
  • Inform the community about the current state of repositories internationally
  • Discuss new and evolving roles for repositories and how they can support library operations
  • Develop an agenda for the future of repositories in Canada


  • Library directors and associate university librarians
  • Repository managers and scholarly communications librarians
  • Other stakeholders in the area of open access to scholarly content