PASTEUR4OA/Case Study: Education, Research and Open Access in Norway

Norway is a small country with a quite centralised research infrastructure. Building good services for Open Access infrastructure is simplified by having one major research funder, one national CRIS and one key provider of repository services. Politically the Government has expressed in a White paper its commitment to making Norwegian research results openly available. Despite Norwegian research institutions focus on Open Access, institutional policies tend to be vague and based on good intentions. The need for alignment and policy reinforcement is there for evident, and the PASTEUR4OA project provides a great opportunity for this.

 

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