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Eloy Rodrigues
Director of Documentation Services at the University of Minho (UMinho).  In 2003, he led the creation of RepositoriUM - the institutional repository of the University of Minho and, since 2008, coordinates the UMinho team that develops the Open Access Scientific Repositories of Portugal project (
He is a member of the EUA Expert Group on Science 2.0/Open Science,  on behalf of the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities, and has coordinated UMinho's participation in more than a dozen projects (such as OpenAIRE and FOSTER) funded by the EU and related to repositories and open access.  He was elected in April 2015 President of the Executive Board of the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), and re-elected in May of 2018, for the term of  2018 to 2021.
He is a member of the Working Group – Open Science National Policy, created by the Portuguese Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education.


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