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Welcome to Nordbib


Nordbib is a research and development programme under NordForsk and the Nordic Council of Ministers.


From 2006, Nordbib has funded cross-Nordic projects dealing with scholarly publishing, communication and primarily Open Access.


Please use the left-hand menu to learn more about Nordbib, its initiatives, funded projects and evaluation. Also, you can follow us on Twitter at  or our blog.


The Nordbib programme now proudly invites you to its international conference and workshop in Copenhagen in 2012. The conference is an official event during the Danish EU presidency. It is entitled:


Structural frameworks for

open, digital research

- strategy, policy & infrastructure

Copenhagen June 11th-13th 2012


A programme and invitation can be downloaded in pdf HERE.


SEE: http://conference.nordbib.net

The European FP8 goes OA

The seventh framework programme (FP7) came along way for Open Access. FP8 looks to top it: http://www.openaire.eu/

Want your journal to go OA?

The Online Guide to Open Access Journals Publishing can be seen at DOAJ's web site: http://www.doaj.org/bpguide/. It is freely available of course!

Nordbib tweets and blogs

You may find us at www.twitter.com/#1/nordbib and nordbib.blogspot.com. More contact option are available in the bottom of your screen.

Other resources

Our resource section is a work in progress but already contains a host of useful links. Please find it HERE and in the left-hand menu. 


ScieCom Info

The latest edition of Sciecom Info, the OA ejournal for scholarly communication in the Nordic and Baltic regions, can always be seen HERE.



Nordic OA web sites

All Nordic countries have dedicated Open Access web sites: openaccess.se, openaccess.no, openaccess.is, openaccess.fi & open-access.dk.

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