Dutch Interface of RoMEO Released

SHERPA is pleased to announce that a new Dutch language version of its RoMEO database is now available at:


The RoMEO interface has already been translated into Dutch, and our Dutch partners at Saxion, Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen and Hogeschool Utrecht are in the process of translating the publishers€™ policy data.

We are grateful to our colleagues from the Netherlands for translating the original English into Dutch.

Portuguese, Spanish and Hungarian versions of RoMEO were released in 2010, 2011 and 2012 respectively, and SHERPA is working on further language versions for release in the future. Please contact us if you are interested in any specific languages and would like to help with translations.

About RoMEO

RoMEO is the key database of publisher’s open access policies, used worldwide by repository administrators and academics to check their rights to self-archive their publications. RoMEO is currently funded by Jisc. In addition to our own journals database, journal information is kindly provided by: the British Library’s Zetoc service hosted by MIMAS; DOAJ, and Entrez hosted by NCBI.

About Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen (HAN)

The HAN University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen in Dutch), often abbreviated as HAN, is a vocational university of applied sciences with campuses in Arnhem and Nijmegen in the Netherlands. It offers Bachelor and Master degrees in a wide range of subjects. Arnhem Business School is the international department of HAN University.

About Saxion

Saxion University of Applied Sciences is a Dutch vocational university with four campuses in the eastern Netherlands. It provides more than 100 courses in a wide variety of study fields, such as finance, law, engineering, hospitality, and art. With over 26,000 students, it is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the Netherlands.

About Hogeschool Utrecht

The HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht is a vocational university in the city of Utrecht and one of the largest educational institutions in the Netherlands. It shares its main campus, the Uithof, with Utrecht University. It also has buildings in Amersfoort, 25 km from Utrecht. It has over 38,000 students with more than one hundred different nationalities.


CRC, University of Nottingham

Sarah Coombs, Saxion

Maarten Hekman, Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen

Dick Vestdijk, Hogeschool Utrecht

Leave a Reply

The following information is needed for us to identify you and display your comment. We’ll use it, as described in our standard privacy notice, to provide the service you’ve requested, as well as to identify problems or ways to make the service better. We’ll keep the information until we are told that you no longer want us to hold it.
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *