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Further Information on Open Access

1. Go to introduction 

Swan, Alma: Policy Guidelines for the Development and Promotion of Open Access. Unesco 2012 (Communication and Information Sector)

2. Important directories and services

List of quality assured Open-Access journals, „Directory of Open Access Journals“ (DOAJ)

Guiding Ideas for choosing appropriate means of publication

List of Open-Access repositories, „The Directory of Open Access Repositories“ (OpenDOAR)

Directory of subject-specific repositories and repositories at institutions throughout Germany

Overview of conditions governing self-archiving of journal articles in open-access repositories (SHERPA/Romeo List on Publishers’ copyright policies & self-archiving)

List of research-data repositories, „Registry of Research Data Repositories“ (Re3data.org)

Search engine for content in open-access repositories, “Bielefeld Academic Search Engine” (BASE)

3. From the work of the DFG

Fournier, Johannes: Open Access in der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft. Positionen, Projekte, Perspektiven. Zeitschrift für Bibliothekswesen und Bibliographie 54, Heft 4-5 (2007), S. 224-229, Preprint

Fournier, Johannes: Zugang, Nachnutzung und Reproduzierbarkeit. Anmerkungen zur künftigen Ausrichtung einer wissenschaftsadäquaten Informationsinfrastruktur. In: Bibliothek. Forschung und Praxis 36 (2012), S. 180-188, Preprint

Fournier, Johannes; Weihberg, Roland: Das Förderprogramm „Open-Access-Publizieren“ (OAP) der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft. Zum Aufbau von Publikationsfonds an wissenschaftlichen Hochschulen in Deutschland. In: Zeitschrift für Bibliothekswesen und Bibliographie 60, Heft 5 (2013), 236-243, Preprint

Fournier, Johannes: Open Access und Open Data. Positionen und Perspektiven der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Archäologische Informationen 38 (2015), S. 31-40,

4. Research policy declarations with DFG involvement

Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities (2003)

Science Europe Position Statement (2013): Principles for the Transition to Open Access to Research Publications

Global Research Council (2013): Action Plan towards Open Access

OA2020 – initiative for the large-scale transition to open access

5. Green Open Access

Publishing and the Ecology of European Research

Björk, Bo-Christer; Laakso, Mikael; Welling, Patrik; Paetau, Patrik: Anatomy of Green Open Access. In: Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Preprint

6. Gold Open Access

Study of Open Access Publishing

Dallmeier-Tiessen, Sünje; Lengenfelder, Anja: Open Access in der deutschen Wissenschaft. Ergebnisse des EU-Projekts „Study of Open Access Publishing“ (SOAP). In: GMS Medizin – Bibliothek – Information 2011(11)

Eppelin, Anita; Pampel, Heinz; Bandilla, Wolfgang; Kaczmirek, Lars: Umgang mit Open-Access-Publikationsgebühren. Die Situation in Deutschland in 2010. In: GMS Medizin Bibliothek Information 12 (2012)

Laakso, Mikael; Björk, Bo-Christer: Anatomy of Open Access Publishing: a study of longitudinal development and internal structure. In: BMC Medicine 2012, 10:124

7. European Commission documents

EUROPEAN COMMISSION “Towards better access to scientific information” (2012)

European Research Area: Progress report (2013)

Archambault, Eric et al.: Proportion of Open Access Peer-Reviewed Papers at the European and World Levels – 2004-2011. Brussels, Montreal, Washington 2013


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