Norwegian Council for Higher Education (UHR)


Seminar on


Open Online Access to Research


Oslo University Library, November 11, 2003




Chair: Library Director Jan Erik R¿ed, Oslo University Library


9.15-10.00: Registration and coffee/tea

10.00-10.45: Introductions

- President of the UHR, Rector at The University of Bergen, Professor Kirsti Koch Christensen

- Chairman of The Research Committee of the UHR,, Rector at The University of Troms¿, Professor Jarle Aarbakke

- Chairman of The Library Committee of the UHR, Library Director/ Professor at The University of Troms¿, Helge Salvesen


10.45-11.30: Library Director J.S.M. (Bas) Savenije, Universiteitsbibliotheek Utrecht: The Innovation of Scientific Communication: New Models and New Roles


11.30-12.00: Break


12.00-12.45: Professor Stevan Harnad, University of Southampton: Maximizing Research Impact by Maximizing Research Access: Implementing Institutional and National Self-Archiving Strategies


13.00-14.00: Lunch break


14.00-14.45: Library Director Lars Bj¿rnshauge, Lund University: A Swedish Perspective. Is there Room for a Co-ordinated Nordic Approach?


14.45-15.15: Professor Lars Wall¿e, The University of Oslo: Will Open Online Publishing of Research Meet the Requirements of Researchers, Research Evaluators and Students?


15.15-15.45: Break


15.45-16.15: Pro Rector at the University of Oslo, Professor Anne-Brit Kolst¿: Electronic Publishing and Research Documentation


16.15-17.00: The Path Forward: Introduction by Pro Rector at the University of Bergen, Professor Rune Nilsen.

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