Senckenberg Research

Open Access

Open Access

Since April 2018, Senckenberg open access publications are made permanently available (from publication year 2017) via the open access platform of the Leibniz Association:


Leibniz Open Access Policy

Open Access in Life Science


DeepGreen - Open Access Transformation

Promoting Open Access

Open Access publishing fund of the Leibniz Association

DFG promoting Open Access

EU (Horizon 2020) promoting Open Access

Deutsche Initiative für Netzwerkinformation (DINI) e.V. - Open APC Initiative

Publishing Open Access

Checklist Think – Check – Submit

Frequently cited open-access journals

Information about "Zweitveröffentlichungsrecht":

Information about Predatory journals and publishers:

Handout on "predatory publishing" of the Leibniz Association 

Information about „predatory publishing“ by Science Media Center

List of predatory journals and publishers

Quality assurance:

Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA)

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Open Researcher Contributor Identification (ORC ID) Initiative

Digital Object Identifier (doi) System

Creative Commons copyright licenses:

Pre Print & Post Print

What are the differences between preprint and postprint versions?

James C. Coyne about preprint repositories

Preprint servers which allow accepted manuscripts (=post print=MS after reviewing, before printing) to be uploaded