Norwegian University of Science and Technology

NTNU University Library

Library Section for Collections and Digital Services

Program Overview

We publish nearly all NTNU PhD dissertations and master theses. From 2019 we offer a service for publishing research data. Twelve open access journals that have editors affiliated with NTNU use our OJS service.

  • Publishing Activities Began: 2002
  • Location: Norway
  • Languages published: English; Norwegian; Swedish; Danish
  • Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Stage (1-3): 3 - Established
  • Stage Comments:
  • Open Access Focus (1-5): 4 - Very Important
  • Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
  • Peer Reviewed Journals: 92%
  • Journals that assess article processing charges: 10%
Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 2
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Operating Budget: 100%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: conference papers and proceedings, faculty; datasets; educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules); electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); journals, campus-based faculty-created.

  2020 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Conference papers and proceedings, faculty 150
Conference papers and proceedings, student
Datasets 12
Educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules) 1200
Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) 7000
Journals, campus-based faculty-created 12
Journals, campus-based student-created
Journals, contracted by external groups
Journals, inactive back-issues
Technical/Research Reports
Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses

2020: New publications from July 2019 to June 2020. Journals include titles actively publishing during the date range. Other publication types include items that were published or added to repositories for the first time within the date range.

OA/Paid/Hybrid: Publications currently published and/or available online. OA (open access) publications do not include counts for hybrid publications. Hybrid publications are those that offer a combination of both open access and pay-access content.


Top Publications:
  • Norsk Epidemiologi (journal)
  • Fauna Norvegica (journal)
  • Etikk i praksis - Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics (journal)
  • Wind And Acceleration Data From The Hardanger Bridge (dataset)
  • DKNVS Skrifter (journal)


Internal Partners: campus departments or programs

Openness to working with external partners: Only work with internal partners

Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing? yes
  • Name of consortium: DataverseNO
  • Type of support: Platform for research data
Work with a university press? no

Administer a university press? no

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • audio
  • concept maps or other visualizations
  • data
  • images
  • modeling
  • multimedia/interactive content
  • text
  • video
Softwares & Platforms:
  • DSpace
  • Dataverse
  • OJS

Additional Services:
  • author advisory – copyright
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • ISBN registry