Anne Marit Godal

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Anne Marit Godal (born 20 November 1972) is a Norwegian encyclopedist. [1]

She studied political science at the University of Oslo and has had positions in the Norwegian Labour Party and No to the EU. [2] [3] From 2011 to 2016 she was editor-in-chief of Store norske leksikon [the Great Norwegian encyclopedia], Store medisinske leksikon (an associated medical encyclopedia), and Norsk biografisk leksikon (a biographical encyclopedia). [2] When she took over the editorship, these works were in danger of running out of funding, but in her term as editor-in-chief she secured university funding for their long-term survival. [4]

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  1. "Leksikonkrangel". Morgenbladet (in Norwegian). 13 December 2013.
  2. 1 2 "Anne Marit Godal". Author biography. Store norske leksikon . Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  3. "Skal lede norsk Wikipedia-konkurrent". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 15 January 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2011.
  4. Bjørnstad, Guro Havro (18 January 2015). "Har vært i dragkamp siden 2010 - nå er det klart at det overlever". Dagbladet (in Norwegian).