Open Access Network

Do you have any questions regarding Open Access? Feel free to check out this newly refurbished and updated information platform!
The platform now provides even more comprehensive information on the subject of Open Access and offers practical advice on its implementation.

Besides descriptions of the basic ideas of Open Access, you can also find detailed information regarding publishing, financing, legal issues and policy frameworks, as well as coordinated training workshops focusing on specific topics.

As its name implies, the OA Network can also be used for networking purposes such as Digital Focus Groups, Forums, or Events.

You can find more information on Open Access or the Open Access Network here.

Open Access Introductory Presentation

On October the 25th this years Open Access Week is starting! In order to bring you up to speed on all things Open Access, the FHI library will host a short-form online introductory presentation.

The goal will be to give the participants a quick overview on what Open Access is, how it is benefical to you and in what ways the MPG supports the publishing of OA research. This will take no longer than 20 minutes.

The online courses will be held on:
25.10.2021 & 31.10.2021 at 12:00 pm

You can access the online room here.
Accesscode: 404766

SCOAP3 for Books

The project SCOAP3 for Books has made the first four book titles available in open access. The books will be available at OAPEN and on the respective publisher websites.

More books will follow in the next 12 months, including titels from Springer, Taylor & Francis, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press und Elsevier.

Library Introductory Course on Information Resources & Open Access in October

FHI Library Workshop: Information Resources & Open Access

This workshop will introduce available options for making your research outputs open access. Discover which publishing fees are paid centrally or by the FHI library and get practical tips on how to adopt open access practices in your research area. Furthermore, you will get an overview of useful search tools.

Friday, October 15, 2021 – 11am

The workshop will be held in the FHI library and lasts about 45 minutes.
The number of participants is limited to five.

Please register and inform us ( about your focus of interest.

Online-Workshops der Reihe “Lost in Dissertation?”

Die Berliner Universitätsbibliotheken und die Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin präsentieren wieder eine Vortragsreihe zu den Themen Publizieren, Open Access, Forschungsdaten und Literaturverwaltung, die sich speziell an Promovierende richtet.

Lost in Dissertation?
4. bis 8. Oktober 2021

Die Veranstaltungen werden als Online-Workshops angeboten – eine Anmeldung ist nicht erforderlich.