Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin


Arbeitsgruppe Elektronisches Publizieren

Primary Contact:
Niels Fromm
Head Electronic Publishing Group

Program Overview

The edoc-Server is the Institutional Repository of Humboldt University. On this server every member of the University is able to publish his or her electronic theses and/or any documents as open access. We accept anything from single articles or volumes to series of open access publications.

Year publishing activities began: 1997

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: library staff (4); graduate students (1)

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (50); other (50)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2014:

Library publications in 2014: faculty-driven journals (5); student-driven journals (1); monographs (200); technical/research reports (100); ETDs (3000)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text

Disciplinary specialties:

Top publications:

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 0

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: campus departments or programs

External partners:

Publishing platform(s): locally developed software

Digital preservation strategy: CLOCKSS; LOCKSS; in-house

Additional services: cataloging; metadata; digitization; document templates for MS-Office; styles for Endnote and Citavi

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: Developing a concept and a workflow for the publication of research data in addition to electronic theses.
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