Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


Arbeitsgruppe Elektronisches Publizieren

Primary Contact:
Sabine Henneberger

Program Overview

Institutional Repository of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Year publishing activities began: 1997

Organization: centralized library publishing unit/department

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

Funding sources (%): library operating budget (50); non-library campus budget (50)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

Advisory/editorial board:

Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2015:

Library publications in 2015: campus-based faculty-driven journals (21); monographs (372); technical/research reports (10); faculty conference papers and proceedings (14); ETDs (209); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (23)

Number of open access titles:

Number of paid titles:

Number of hybrid titles:

Media formats: text; images; audio

Disciplinary specialties: Online-Series; Online-Journals

Top publications: Nordeuropaforum; Kunsttexte; UMAC-Journal; Schriftenreihe des Seminars für Ländliche Entwicklung (SLE); Japonica Humboldtiana

Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 50

Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):

Internal partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty

External partners: DINI e.V. (Deutsche Iniative für Netzwerkinformation)

Publishing platform(s): locally developed software

Digital preservation strategy: CLOCKSS; LOCKSS; in-house

Additional services: print-on-demand; metadata; ISSN registry; ISBN registry; other author advisory; digitization; persistent identifier urn

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions: The main focus is to broaden the usage and to propagate the possibilities of electronic publishing, open access and research data publication and management.
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