Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Croatia


  • Jadranka Stojanovski University of Zadar, Zadar / Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia



research infrastructure, open access, repositories, journals, Croatia


There is a vibrant Open Access environment in Croatia and several academic and research institutions initiate different activities concerning open access to the scientific information (Ru đer Boš kovi ć Institute, School of Medicine, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Faculty of Organization and Informatics at University of Zagreb, University of Zadar, University of Osijek, National and University Library, etc.). It is very important to improve collaboration among different stakeholders, as well as to provide top-down guidance harmonized with EU practices. Important blocks of the existing Open Access research infr astructure are presented in the paper: the Croatian Scientific Bibliography CROSBI, the Croatian portal for Open Access journals HRČAK, and the co mmon infrastructure for digital academic repositories DABAR. Future develo pment of Open Access infrastructure in Croatia is discussed.


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How to Cite

Stojanovski, J. (2015). Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Croatia. Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage, 5, 79–88.