OR10 Conference Report in DLib Magazine
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Excerpt from “Making Repositories Mean More: Report on the Fifth International Conference on Open Repositories 2010″ DLib Magazine, September/October 2010, Volume 16, Number 9/10:
Juxtaposed against a dramatic week of World Cup soccer events more than 420 delegates from 36 countries met in Madrid, Spain July 5-9, 2010 to share ideas about increasing deposits, impact and meaning in repositories at the Fifth International Conference on Open Repositories (http://or2010.fecyt.es/). The Spanish sun, excellent tapas, marvelous art works and ancient attractions provided a backdrop for lively discussions about the future of global knowledge systems. Spanish government and education officials from sponsoring organizations opened the Conference by underscoring the importance of Open Access and continued innovation in interoperable institutional repositories and technologies to spur advances in science and education. Read more at http://dlib.org/dlib/september10/morris/09morris.html.