In CRIStin’s constitution it is included that: “CRIStin shall provide an increased societal value to research by facilitating that research in several sectors are seen in context.”
The Research Information System CRIStin is a tool for researchers and research institutions in Norway, It is aimed to record and promote the publication data, projects, units and competency profiles. The system is also used for reporting of publication points.
CRIStin negotiates licensing and consortium agreements on behalf of Norwegian research institutions. The agreements are made with suppliers of electronic resources.