Forschungszentrum Jülich GMBH

Central Library of the Forschungszentrum Jülich

Academic Library · Germany

Publishing House

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Program Overview

The Publishing House publishes and distributes scientific results from Forschungszentrum Jülich in both electronic and printed form. It also publishes open access journals. Our team gives comprehensive and individual advice on monographs, scientific papers, project reports, diploma theses, doctoral theses and habilitations, as well as conference proceedings volumes, and all other publication forms, as well as on setting up open access journals.
  • Publishing activities began: 1960
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 3 - Established
  • Open access focus: Central to mission
  • Portion of Open Access publications: All
  • Publishing Languages: in all languages if desired; mainly in German and English

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Advisory/editorial board: No
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 1
  • Individual people: 1
  • Funding sources: Library operating budget

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)
  • Monographs

Monograph/Book Publishing:
  • Monographs published: 5
  • Peer-reviewed: 5


Top Publications:
  • IEK-14 Report 2022 Research Contributions for the Energy Transition and Structural Change in the Rhineland (book)
  • Dynamical Mean-Field Theory of Correlated Electrons (book/workshop)
Disciplinary Specialties:
  • Energy and environment
  • Key technologies
  • Information
  • Health
  • Library


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs
  • Other publishing entities administered by your library: No
  • Other publishing entities within your library’s parent institution: No
  • Program’s 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 which provides support for publishing? (e.g. platform, funding): No

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • text

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - copyright
  • ISBN registry
  • ISSN registry
  • open URL support
  • print-on-demand
  • training
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • In-house