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Consortia in Europe: describing the various solutions through four country examples

By Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen, Claudine Xenidou-Dervou, Rima Kupryte, Kari Stange, Alexander Kuznetsov and Hazel Woodward


This article describes and discusses consortia models in Europe. Emphasis is given to those consortia that support content provision and access to electronic information resources in society. Four country cases are introduced as examples of the heterogeneous solutions chosen by the consortia. The main results and impact of the consortia are discussed. International cooperation has played an important role in the development of consortia in Europe. Regional and global collaboration initiatives are also discussed

Publisher: University of Illinois
Year: 2006
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Provided by: Cranfield CERES

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