License agreements

Sikt is negotiating and managing 39 licence agreements on behalf of Norwegian research libraries from the public sector. The agreements focus on access to electronic resources such as e-journals, reference databases, dictionaries and encyclopedias.

From left to right: Nils Andenæs, Janicke Furberg, Solveig Wikstrøm and Tore Nilsen. Photo: Pål Løkke

The Sikt (formerly Cristin/CERES/Unit) consortium team is negotiating license agreements with various range of suppliers. This work is done on behalf of research libraries from university-, institute and health sector.

Go to the complete list of the current Sikt consortia agreements (Norwegian)


Open consortia

The consortium team works with the so-called "open consortia". This means that an institution may participate in one or more of the agreements we have negotiated.


Who can participate in the consortia?

Institutions that can participate in our consortia are the following:

  • University and college libraries
  • Research institutes (research units outside the higher education sector and industry)
  • Health authorities
  • Institutions belonging to Central government
  • Public libraries
  • County Libraries

Open access

Sikt is the coordinator for negotiations with publishers, and for Open access in Norway: Open access in Norway: Political foundation and negotiation principles


Please contact us at if you have any questions.



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