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Part 1: Scientific Journals, Series (~10 seconds preparation, ~13 MB)

Changes May 2022: Removes itar_id. New field Series indicate if journal is a series. Publishing agreements is now specified as 'A' (now includes institutional agreements). Other cosmetic column title changes. Previous format is still available for a period
Part 2: Scientific Publishers (~5 seconds preparation, ~0,7 MB)

Changes May 2022: Removes itar_id. Cosmetic changes for field names. Previous format is still available for a period

Tips - including how to fix characters

Each part can be opened by a spreadsheet program, like Calc or Excel.

Excel can read CSV files but can also give incorrect character encoding for journal titles. This can be overcome by importing CSV file using the data import feature. Here are the steps you need to do: 1. Right-click the link to save the file, 2. Start spreadsheet program, 3. Import file data as text using the following helper settings: a. Select 'data with separator', b. Select charset 'Unicode (UTF-8)' (one of the last entries in the long list!), c. Check for 'my data has titles', d. Use 'semicolon' separator, and lastly, e. Specify 'text' as format for both title columns.

Saving in native spreadsheet format enables you to add formatting and data filter, freeze top row and adjust column widths as desired.


The levels to certain publication channels in the Norwegian Register become implemented or adjusted in stepwise updates throughout the year. Other information is updated continuously. The list available for download encompasses the latest revision of the register.

Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills
Postbox 1093, 5809 Bergen
Phone: (+47) 55 30 38 00

The Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers collects information from other sources and registers. We will endeavour to keep the information up to date and accurate, but we do not accept any liability in relation to any errors or outdated data.

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