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DiVA

This is Dalarna University's publication database. It stores those research publications and degree projects/theses that the University's doctoral students, researchers and students have produced.

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Open Access

Open Access refers to the free availability of research results online. There are three different routes to Open Access: golden, hybrid and green or parallel publishing in DiVA. Increasingly, research funding institutions require that research results be made freely accessible. Dalarna University recommends that doctoral students and researchers publish via Open Access: to support this, the University provides funding.

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Bibliometrics

Bibliometrics is a term given to a range of quantitative methods used to analyse research publications. DiVA, Web of Science and the Norwegian model are some of the data sources used in analyses. At Dalarna University, bibliometric analysis is conducted by the library.

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ORCID

ORCID is a unique international identifier for researchers. Researchers at Dalarna University are strongly encouraged to create an ORCID ID as a means of ensuring correct attribution of research publications.

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Dalarna University's Publications Series

The University's main publications series:

  • Arbetsrapport/Högskolan Dalarna
  • Kultur och Lärande
  • Interkulturellt utvecklingscentrum Dalarna (IKUD)
  • Working papers in transport, tourism, information technology and microdata analysis
  • Dalarna Doctoral Dissertations
  • Dalarna Licentiate Theses

Each publication is assigned certain mandatory information such as an ISBN, ISSN or a serial number. All of the University’s publications series are required to be registered with full text in DiVA.

Policies and Decisions

Dalarna University has policies in place on the subjects of publications, archives and Open Access that apply to doctoral students, researchers and employees at the University. At this time, most of these policies are available in Swedish only.

More information: Policy och beslut (Swedish webpage)

E-Plikt Law

As a public organisation, the University must follow the law known in Swedish as E-plikt lagen. What this means in practical terms is that certain types of electronic material that is published externally must be submitted to the National Library of Sweden (Kungliga biblioteket). The material in question is that which has been published since January 1, 2015 and that was intended for the general public. 

More information: Lagen om e-plikt (Swedish webpage)

Reference Management

The library offers suppport for referencing programmes EndNote and Zotero.

More information: Academic Writing

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