Croatian scientific bibliography CROSBI collects bibliographic information on all publications written by Croatian scientists. Repository currently contains over 280 000 bibliographic records (about 20.000 per year). CROSBI serves as a open access repository (OA) for more than 6,000 publications with full text. CROSBI records are uniquely associated with the identification number of scientists, institution, research project, and subject area, which provides great opportunities for searching and browsing.
Except for purposes of annual reports for Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, data stored in CROSBI are used for support in work of evaluation commission, scientist use it for scientific advancement, it offers current ("on demand") bibliography for the institution, project and scientist. Scientists themselves provide the data into the database, quite often before the paper has been published, which provides update.