Registry of Open Access Repositories

About the Registry

Contact Information

Any correspondence concerning this registry should be sent to with the subject containing "ROAR".

ROAR is hosted at the University of Southampton, UK and is made possible by funding from the JISC. ROAR is part of the network.

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Search the registry using a full range of fields. Use the search field at the top of the page for a quick search.
Browse Registry

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Add a New Repository

To add a new repository you need to register for an account in ROAR. Once registered click New Entry.

If you're looking for the "rawlist" listing that was available in the previous version of ROAR you can find an approximation here: The complete records in XML can be downloaded from

You can download the schema for EP3 XML here:

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