BIBSYS is an administrative agency set up and organized by the
Ministry of Education and Research in
BIBSYS are collaborating with all Norwegian universities and
university colleges as well as research institutions and the National
BIBSYS offer researchers, students and others an easy access to library resources by providing the unified search service Oria.no and other library services. They also deliver integrated products for the internal operation for research and special libraries as well as open educational resources.
All their products and services are developed in cooperation with their member institutions.
BIBSYS began in 1972 as a collaborative project between the Royal
Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters Library (Det Kongelige
Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Bibliotek), the Norwegian Institute of
Technology Library and the Computer Centre at the Norwegian Institute
of Technology. The purpose of the project was to automate internal
library routines. Since 1972
BIBSYS is a public administrative agency answerable to the Ministry of Education and Research, and administratively organised as a unit at NTNU. In addition to BIBSYS Library System, the product portfolio consists of BISBYS Ask, BIBSYS Brage, BIBSYS Galleri and BIBSYS Tyr. All operation of applications and databases is performed centrally by BIBSYS. BIBSYS also offer a range of services, both in connection with their products and separate services independent of the products they supply.
* ^ Language institute asks hackers to help (archived) in
Aftenposten, 7 June 2002 "The Ivar Aasen Center is a member of Bibsys,
which is a library data center offering services to all Norwegian
University Libraries, the National Library, all college libraries, and
a number of research libraries."
* ^ Kulturell kampanjejournalistikk in
Aftenposten 4 March 2009 "Et
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