Electronic Publishing

 

Self-Archiving Service

For many publications there is the chance of secondary publishing with Open Access, to increase distribution and visibility of your research results.

TU Darmstadt supports with their Open Access-Policy the aim to preferably make all publications of TU members available for publicity and to support the distribution of scientific knowledge.

Our secondary publishing service addresses all members of TU and includes:

  • Legal control and requirements for secondary publishing
  • Approaching publishers so that necessary rights can be obtained
  • Consulting regarding open licenses
  • Publication at TUprints, TU’s own repository
  • Enrolment in library catalogue

What we will need:

  • A list of all publications with Digital Object Identifier (DOI) or, if not available, in RIS or Bibtext format
  • Declaration for transfer of rights for secondary publishing
  • If available: your ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)

Publishing process

1. Register with TUprints

2. Upload document and enter metadata

3. Submit “Declaration for the Publication of Electronic Documents”

4. Publishing by ULB

5. Intake in the library catalog

Checklist dissertation

The doctoral degree regulations view according to § 19 (3) the electronic publishing on the repository TUprints as normal case.

In case your dissertation has already been published by a publisher, you are obliged to submit six printed copies to ULB.

These can be submit by post for the attention of the digital publishing team or be delivered personally by appointment.

In order to increase your work’s distribution and visibility, please use secondary publishing service.

First publishing PromO § 19 (3)

1. Register at TUprints

2. Upload your dissertation, insert metadata and abstracts

3. Upon clicking on „save for later“ you’ll be provided with an URL and URN which you can insert as reference in your document

4. The ULB will receive the form „Declaration for dissertation and transfer of rights“ via your department office

5. The version number that will be entered, has to be identical with the data name

6. Publikation via ULB

7. Confirmation will be submitted to the department office

8. Enrolment in library catalogue

Cumulative dissertation PromO § 9 (4)

1st case:

All journal articles will be published in the cumulative dissertation

1. Register at TUprints

2. Upload your dissertation, insert metadata and abstracts

3. Upon clicking „save for later“ you’ll be provided with an URL and URN which you can insert as reference in your document

4. The ULB will receive the form „Declaration for dissertation and transfer of rights“ via your department office

5. The version number that will be entered, has to be identical with the data name

6. Publication via ULB

7. Confirmation will be submitted to department office

8.Enrolment in library catalogue

Cumulative dissertation PromO § 9 (4)

2nd case:

PromO § 9 (6) mention journal articles bibliographically in the document and upload article with restriction note separately

The reason is that according to contract of publication journal articles may only be published with temporary delay

See steps 1 – 8.

1. Check contract of publication for conditions regarding secondary publishing and implement any guidelines stated in your contract (the digital publishing team is at your disposal for any advise)

2. Upload contract separately as a single entry at TUprints and insert all metadata

3. Submit “Declaration for publishing of electronic documents”. Should your publication have more than one author, please submit publisher’s declaration“.

4. ULB will make the entry of deadline

5. Once deadline is due, the journal article will be published by ULB

6. Enrolemt in library catalogue

Implementation of doctorate before publication PromO § 21 (2)

1. Register at TUpritns

2. Upload dissertation, insert metadata and abstracts

3. Upon clicking „save for later“ you’ll be provided with an URL and URN which you can insert as reference in your document

4. The ULB will receive the form „Declaration for dissertation and transfer of rights“ via your department office

5. The version number that will be entered, has to be identical with the data name

6. ULB will make the entry of deadline

7. Submit ”Declaration for publishing of electronic documents“. Should your publication have more than one author, please submit publisher’s declaration”. he department office will receive confirmation that document was submitted to TUprints

8. Dissertation will be published by ULB upon expiry of deadline or upon timely delivery of copy

9. Enrolment in library catalogue

Parallel publication and secondary publication PromO § 19 (4)

1. Register at TUprints

2. Upload dissertation, insert metadata and abstracts

3. Upon clicking „save for later“ you’ll be provided with an URL and URN which you can insert as reference in your document

4. Submit “Declaration for publishing of electronic documents”. Should your publication have more than one author, please submit publisher’s declaration".

5. Publication of dissertation by ULB

6. Enrolment in library catalogue

Checklist habilitation

According to § 12 (4) of habilitation regulations, four printed copies must be provided to ULB for archiving and forwarding.

Habilitations can be submitted by post for the attention of the digital publishing team, or can be submitted personally by appointment.

In order to increase your work’s distribution and visibility, please use secondary publishing service.

Parallel Publishing or secondary publishing

1. Register at TUprints

2. Upload data and insert metadata

3. Submit “Declaration for publishing of electronic documents”. Should your publication have more than one author, please submit publisher’s declaration.

4. Publication by ULB

5. Enrolment in library catalogue

Checklist thesis

According to § (23) 8 of general exam regulations, there is no legal claim for the publication of a thesis.

There is a possibility for publication if one member of the current exam committee agrees.

1. Register at TUprints

2. Upload data and insert metadata

3. Submit “Declaration for publication of electronic documents

4. Publication by ULB

5. Enrolment in library catalogue