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

Publish open access with DEAL Wiley

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