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Framework agreement

Our framework agreement with the Danish Ministry of Culture details the goals for our work and the framework for reaching these in the period of time 2020-2023.

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In January 2020, the Royal Danish Library and the Danish Ministry of Culture entered into a framework agreement for the period of time 2020-2023. The agreement defines goals for the library enterprise during the period of agreement, and the terms we work under.

The core tasks of the Royal Danish Library are:

  • Digital material management
  • Physical material management
  • Library service
  • Cultural information and research

The following performance goals have been agreed for our tasks:

Digital material management

  1. The Royal Danish Library will attend to the licence negotiations for universities in a binding dialogue with the university managements and under obligation to support the national strategy for Open Access
  2. The Royal Danish Library aims to ensure permanent access to the purchased digital information resources
  3. The Royal Danish Library aims to make it easier for users to find digital cultural heritage material

Physical material management

  1. The Royal Danish Library aims to support operations optimisation of the research libraries’ physical collections
  2. The Royal Danish Library aims to make in-house physical collections more accessible to citizens across the country

Library service

  1. The Royal Danish Library aims to increase public use of the library’s nationwide services
  2. The Royal Danish Library aims to boost students’ digital courtesy

Cultural information and research

  1. The Royal Danish Library aims to boost efforts regarding teaching and leisure activities for children and young people
  2. The Royal Danish Library aims to maintain the extent of the library’s research and to increase the outside world’s knowledge of it