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Open Access Publication Fund

In 2022 MHH authors may receive support by DFG Publication Fund for publishing in gold open access journals listed by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) if the APC (Article…

Open Access Publication Fund
Publication Discounts / Publishing Agreements

Currently MHH authors will receive the following discounts on open access publication fees:

Publication Discounts / Publishing Agreements
Methods and Implementations

Open access journals are scientific journals that are freely accessible on the Internet according to the principles of open access. The electronic publication of research results without access…

Methods and Implementations
Publication Server

The MHH publication server is available for the open access publication of scientific publications, congress contributions and official MHH publications.


Publication Server

Publication costs

Further Information to Author Rights

Posting Articles

Finding freely accessible publications


The following research tools are available to search for freely accessible full texts:


In the Directory of Open Access Journals, you can search for quality-checked Open Access journals as well as individual articles that are freely accessible.


The Bielefeld Academic Search Engine is one of the world's largest search engines for scientific documents on the World Wide Web. Approx. 60% of all documents indexed there are freely accessible in full text.


For online articles whose full texts cannot be accessed due to a paywall, the browser plug-in Unpaywall online shows whether there is a freely accessible version of the article. It is available for Firefox and Google Chrome.

Finding reliable Open Access Publishers

The overwhelming number of magazines often creates uncertainty about the right journal for publishing.

The following information will help:


The DOAJ  (Directory of Open Access Journal) indexes checked quality-tested open access journals as well as single articles, which are freely accessible.


(Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association) is an association of publishers, committed to a severe review process to scientific standards.


(Committee of Publication Ethics) provides standards for publication process and especially peer review.


Concrete questions concerning the choice of journals offers the checklist Think.Check.Submit..


Counselling for publishing


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