CRIStin aims to increase the social value of research by making it possible for research from several sectors to be viewed in the same context.
The organization shall contribute to the achievement of three long-term goals:
To give Norwegian researchers access to relevant information as a basis for their work
To render Norwegian research visible, both nationally and internationally
To streamline the everyday work of researchers and research institutions – more research, less administration
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.