Open Access Week at TU Darmstadt
TU Darmstadt provides information on its Open Access offers and activities. Panel discussions with experts provide impetus for developing Open Access. In the departments, the University and State Library and the E-Learning working group of the Centre for Educational Development and Technology at TU Darmstadt are holding workshops on current services and offers in the field of Open Access and Open Educational Resources (OER).
Open Access Week 2023
To mark the occasion, University and State Library Darmstadt (ULB) is offering short online seminars as well as a selection of recommended resources on the topic of Open Access. The topics are based on questions that the Digital Publishing Team is frequently asked.
NOTE: The offerings are in German – please don’t hesitate to contact the Digital Publishing Team should you be interested in English formats.
Events during Open Access Week 2023
- 24 October 2023, 11:45am – 12:15pm.:
Urheberrecht und Open Access: Typische Fragen aus der Publikationspraxis
(Copyright and Open Access: Typical questions related to the publication process)
How should you cite scientific texts or images in a legally secure way and how would you give your publication an Open Access licence?
We will summarise the basics of German copyright law and its limitations – especially in citation law – and briefly explain the different variants of Creative Commons licences. We also show which wording you need to pay attention to when entering into legal agreements with a publisher so that you follow the recommendations of TU Darmstadt's (opens in new tab) . Open Access Policy
(The event is in German.) Please register for this online seminar.
- 25 October 2023, 11:30am -12pm and 26 October 2023, 1:30pm – 2pm
Konferenzbeiträge in den Ingenieurwissenschaften Open Access veröffentlichen
(Publishing conference papers in engineering Open Access)
In engineering, conference papers play an important role in communicating new research results. Are you giving a talk or presenting a poster at a conference and would like your paper to appear Open Access? As a rule, the type of publication is specified by the organisers. In this online seminar, organised by UB Braunschweig, ULB Darmstadt and TIB Hannover, you will learn what rights and options you have as an author to publish your contribution open access.
Please for one of the two dates. (The event is in German.) register here
- 26 October 2023, 12:45pm – 1:00pm
Coffee Lecture – OA-Fonds der TU Darmstadt: Wie werden Open Access Publikationen gefördert?
(Coffee Lecture – TU Darmstadt's OA Fund: How are Open Access publications funded?)
If you publish your research results with Open Access licences, you increase visibility and make it easier for other scientists to use them.
Many third-party funding organisations recommend or require Open Access. However, authors usually have to pay publication fees. In this Coffee Lecture, you will find out what funding ULB offers and how you can easily apply for funding.
Attend the event on site: ULB Stadtmitte, S1|20 Room 112a, Magdalenenstraße 8, 64289 Darmstadt, Germany OR online via Zoom (). The event is in German. please register for October 26, 2023
Online resources – usable at any time
These dates don't fit into your calendar? Then check out some of these OA videos and web resources to “celebrate” International Open Access Week!
Open Access in 60 Sekunden
10 Gründe für Open Access
Wie genau funktionieren Creative-Commons-Lizenzen?
Überblick zu gängigen Vorbehalten gegenüber Open Access mit Gegenargumenten
Qualitätssicherungsverfahren und Impact-Messung bei Open Access
Open Access does not have to be complicated! We are looking forward to welcoming you to one of our events or to a personal consultation.
On our website, we provide information about and Open Access . If you have any questions about Open Access publishing, please contact ULB’s Digital Publishing Team (phone 06151 16-76217 or email ULB's funding firstname.lastname@example.org-…). Consultations are also offered in English.