University of Bergen

University of Bergen Library

Bergen Open Access Publishing (BOAP)

Tormod Strømme, Senior Librarian
Email: bora@uib.no

Program Overview

Bergen Open Access Publishing (BOAP) is a publishing service provided by the University of Bergen Library. BOAP offers researchers and research groups at the University of Bergen a free service for digital, open access publishing of journals and series.

  • Publishing Activities Began: 2008
  • Location: Norway
  • Languages published: English, Norwegian, Spanish
  • Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Stage (1-3): 3 - Established
  • Open Access Focus (1-5): 5 - Completely
  • Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
  • Peer Reviewed Journals: 75%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: journals, campus-based faculty-created; journals, contracted by external groups; journals, inactive back-issues.

  2020 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Conference papers and proceedings, faculty
Conference papers and proceedings, student
Databases
Datasets
Educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules)
Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
Journals, campus-based faculty-created 8 8
Journals, campus-based student-created
Journals, contracted by external groups 3 3
Journals, inactive back-issues
Monographs
Newsletters
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.

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • audio
  • images
  • text
  • video
Softwares & Platforms:
  • OJS

Additional Services:
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • ISSN registry
  • training
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • PKP Preservation Network