Bilde av Frantsvåg, Jan Erik
Bilde av Frantsvåg, Jan Erik
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Jan Erik Frantsvåg


Open Access adviser

Job description

Working full-time on various Open Access activities and projects.

  • WP lead in the EU project DIAMAS
  • Working on expanding the activities of Septentrio Academic Publishing, our journal publishing infrastructure currently publishing six OA journals.
  • Member of the editorial board of the international journal Publications

Earlier project particiapation:

  • Manager of the university's OA publication fund
  • Member of DOAJ Advisory Board
  • Participating in the concortium delivering the OA Diamond report
  • Participating in the EU financed OpenAIRE and OpenAIREplus projects.
  • Participating in the project RoMEO for Norge ("A Norwegian RoMEO") working to gathering self-archiving information from Norwegian publishers/publication and inputting this into SHERPA/RoMEO
  • Taking part in the development of our institutional repository Munin, support activities towards students and researchers and content gathering
  • Norwegian member of the board of ScieCom Info, an OA journal about OA in the Nordic and Baltic countries
  • Chairman of the board of SPARC Europe
  • Member of CRIStin's national expert group on OA

Writes and speaks on Open Access and related issues locally, nationally and internationally.


  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Diamond Open Access in Norway 2017–2020
    Publications 2022 ARKIV / DATA / DOI
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg, Tormod Eismann Strømme :
    Few Open Access Journals Are Compliant with Plan S
    Publications 2019 ARKIV / OMTALE / DATA / DOI
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    The DOAJ Spring Cleaning 2016 and What Was Removed — Tragic Loss or Good Riddance?
    Publications 2019 ARKIV / DATA / DOI
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    The DIAMAS Landscape Report
    2024 ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Om En sjøens helt, men også om mer glemte krigsseilerromaner
    Bob : Bok og bibliotek 2023 FULLTEKST / ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg, Oscar Westlund, Craig Aaen-Stockdale :
    Vi har forlatt redaksjonsrådet i Publications
    Khrono.no 27. March 2023 OMTALE / FULLTEKST / ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg, Janne Pölönen, Elina Pylvänäinen, Anna-Kaarina Linna :
    Diamond future of open access
    15. February 2023 ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    En stor uutnyttet kunnskapsressurs
    Bob : Bok og bibliotek 2023 ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    I akademia skal man visst ikke vektlegge effektivt arbeid
    Morgenbladet 19. December 2023 ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Iva Melinščak Zlodi, Milica Ševkušić, Jadranka Stojanovski, Jan Erik Frantsvåg, Ignasi Labastida i Juan, Virginia De Pablo Llorente et al.:
    APCs in a diamond wonderland: the profile of APC journals in countries with predominantly diamond publishing ecosystems.
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Diamond is a scholar’s best friend. Diamond journals and the DIAMAS project.
    2022 ARKIV / OMTALE
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Open Access-publisering. Noen refleksjoner og poenger til Høgskolen i Østfold
    2022 ARKIV
  • M. Bargheer, Jeroen Bosman, Drahomira Cupar, Jan Erik Frantsvåg, Tabea Klaus, Bianca Kramer et al.:
    IPSP Scoping Report
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Alchemists needed, to transform bronze to gold!
    Nordic Perspectives on Open Science 13. September 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    OA diamond study. Compliance for Nordic OA journals
    2021 ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Some pitfalls of OA discussions – an opinion piece
    Nordic Perspectives on Open Science 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jeroen Bosman, Jan Erik Frantsvåg, Bianca Kramer, Pierre-Carl Langlais, Vanessa Proudman :
    The OA Diamond Journals Study. Part 1: Findings
  • Arianna Becerril, Lars Bjørnshauge, Jeroen Bosman, Jan Erik Frantsvåg, Bianca Kramer, Pierre-Carl Langlais et al.:
    The OA Diamond Journals Study. Part 2: Recommendations
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Jeg er bekymret for (tids)Plan S
    Khrono.no 10. March 2019 ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    OJS is not enough
    2019 OMTALE / ARKIV
  • Trude Eikebrokk, Aysa Ekanger, Katherine Jaramillo Fonn, Jan Erik Frantsvåg, obiajulu Odu :
    Some highlights from the PKP 2019 International Scholarly Publishing Conference
    Nordic Perspectives on Open Science 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    The Open Access Landscape – an overview
    2019 ARKIV / OMTALE
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Uklart om Open Access
    Morgenbladet 27. July 2018 ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Frantsvåg om åpen publisering: For tidlig å slå på stortromma
    Khrono.no 14. September 2018 ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Hva «Plan S» egentlig koster
    Khrono.no 10. September 2018 ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Leif Longva, Jan Erik Frantsvåg, Bård Smedsrød :
    Plan S og implementering
    Khrono.no 05. November 2018 ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Erik Lieungh, Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Hey, what’s this Plan S everyone is talking about?
    08. October 2018 FULLTEKST
  • Bård Smedsrød, Leif Longva, Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Voldsom sløsing med offentlige penger i vitenskapelig publisering
    Dagens næringsliv 28. February 2018 ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    How to become top of the class in OA
    2017 ARKIV / OMTALE
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Tafatt og «tatlete» fra granskingsutvalget
    Khrono.no 08. May 2017 ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    The setback danger of offsetting
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Norsken er ute – i det minste i medisinfaget!
    Khrono.no 23. April 2017 FULLTEKST / OMTALE / ARKIV
  • obiajulu Odu, Aysa Ekanger, Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    PKP OJS at a Norwegian university: Challenges and Solutions
    2017 ARKIV
  • Aysa Ekanger, Jan Erik Frantsvåg, stein HØydalsvik :
    Bibliotek som utgiver: Septentrio Academic Publishing
    2017 ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Open Access – noen aspekter
    2016 ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Har vi råd til å betale for å publisere - har vi råd til å la være?
    2016 ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Open Access – hva er det, og hvorfor?
    2016 ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    The metric wave
    2016 ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Divergerende oppfatninger om Open Access: Pådriveren: «Innholdet blir tilgjengelig for langt flere enn gjennom tradisjonell publisering»
    Forskningspolitikk 2016 FULLTEKST
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Misvisende om tidsskrifter
    Dagens næringsliv 09. February 2016 ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    “Let us get rid of the publishers – Let us do this ourselves” (part 1)
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    “Let us get rid of the publishers – Let us do this ourselves” (part 2)
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Får flere fiktive forfattere
    Dagens næringsliv 25. January 2016 ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    On The Norwegian Road to Open Access
    2015 ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Open Access. Presentation to the Institute of Marine Research
    2015 ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Going for True Gold: Why the Norwegian Research Council is Taking a Stand Against Hybrid OA Journals – A guest post by Jan Erik Frantsvåg
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Flipping Norway
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Large sums are going from research to publishers instead of being used to further research – What can we do about it?
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse og Open Access
    2015 ARKIV
  • Jan Erik Frantsvåg :
    Open access og aktuelle tidsskrift innen økonomifaget
    2015 ARKIV

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    Research interests

    Open access publishing, open access publishing business models, conditions enabling authors to choose open access, publication funds

    Teaching

    Taught the course DOK-1010 Document and media theory - 10 ECTS credits Spring term 2013