Strategic Vision for US Repositories FINAL – Google Docs

“An interoperable network of repositories is an essential component of our national research infrastructure, offering rapid and open access to research, and plays a crucial role in collective efforts to transform global research communications, leading to a more open, inclusive, and equitable system.

Repositories are key institutional tools that ensure access to and reuse of valuable research outputs. They support preservation; facilitate reproducibility of research, research assessment, and compliance workflows; afford new opportunities for publishing; and increase individual and institutional visibility. By enabling rapid and open access to research outputs, repositories accelerate the pace of scholarship and the social impact of research for the public good.

Acting collectively, repository hosts can leverage their power to strengthen repositories and interact with other types of services, adding value and leading to significant innovation in the landscape….”