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Repositories are tools to collect, manage, disseminate, preserve, and redistribute cooperatively the contents of the participating institutions, in open access and assuring interoperability.

Repositories are a key piece of open science and, in particular, of the promotion of open access. They make available to everyone the production (mainly scientific production) of institutions, increasing its visibility and potential audience.

Under the CORA umbrella there are the following repositories, classified by each type of resource:

TDX (Theses and Dissertations Online): Official repository, established by the Interuniversity Council of Catalonia (CIC), to deposit doctoral theses defended and approved in Catalonia, to comply with the Royal Decree 99/2011.

RECERCAT (Research Repository of Catalonia): This repository makes available to society literature research done at universities and research centers in Catalonia. It includes articles, research works, final projects, congress talks, reports, working papers, etc.

MACO (Catalan Open Academic Monographs): This repository showcase books from publishing institutions in Catalonia and provides the infrastructure and expertise to these institutions to publish digitally and openly.

Check out the directory of institutional repositories.