Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Central Library of the Forschungszentrum Jülich

Central Library of the Research Centre Publishing House


Program Overview

The employees of the Research Centre can publish their scientific papers, project reports, diploma theses, doctoral theses and habilitations in the publishing house, as well as the results from conferences or workshops.

  • Publishing Activities Began: 1960
  • Location: Germany
  • Languages published: In all languages if desired. Mainly in German and English.
  • Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Stage (1-3): 3 - Established
  • Stage Comments: The publishing house of Forschungszentrum Jülich has been publishing the results of Jülich research for almost 60 years.The publishing house of Forschungszentrum Jülich is an open access publishing house.All publications published by the publishing house are made freely accessible via the publication portal JuSER
  • Open Access Focus (1-5): 5 - Completely
  • Program Advisory/Editorial Board: No
Staffing (in Full Time Equivalents):
  • Professional staff: 1
Funding Sources for Publishing Activities:
  • Library Operating Budget: 100%

Publishing Activities

Types of publications: conference papers and proceedings, faculty; conference papers and proceedings, student; educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules); electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs); monographs; technical/research reports; undergraduate capstones/honors theses; Proceedings of workshops / Lecture Notes / Autumn/Spring - Schools / Experimental Manuals.

  2020 Open Access Paid Hybrid
Conference papers and proceedings, faculty
Conference papers and proceedings, student
Educational resources (ex. textbooks, course modules)
Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
Journals, campus-based faculty-created
Journals, campus-based student-created
Journals, contracted by external groups
Journals, inactive back-issues
Monographs 5 5
Technical/Research Reports 10 10
Undergraduate Capstones/Honors Theses 90 90

2020: New publications from July 2019 to June 2020. Journals include titles actively publishing during the date range. Other publication types include items that were published or added to repositories for the first time within the date range.

OA/Paid/Hybrid: Publications currently published and/or available online. OA (open access) publications do not include counts for hybrid publications. Hybrid publications are those that offer a combination of both open access and pay-access content.


Top Publications:
  • WissKom 2019: Forschungsdaten - Sammeln, sichern, strukturieren (book/workshop)
  • The Physics of Correlated Insulators, Metals, and Superconductors (book/lecture Notes)
  • Neue lichtgesteuerte Werkzeuge für biotechnologische und biosynthetische Anwendungen (thesis)
Disciplinary Specialties:
  • energy and environment
  • key technologies
  • information
  • health
  • library


Internal Partners: campus departments or programs

Openness to working with external partners: Consider external partners if there is a tie to my institution (e.g. local editor of a journal for an external scholarly society)

Part of a consortium that provides support for publishing? no

Work with a university press? no

Administer a university press? no

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • text
  • Printed and electronic version

Additional Services:
  • author advisory – copyright
  • author advisory – other
  • digitization
  • ISBN registry
  • ISSN registry
  • open URL support
  • print-on-demand
  • training
  • Language service
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • In-house
Service Vendors: Printing department of the research centre. Language service department. DNB (German National Library URN Service)