Publication Process

Step 1

Click on "Publish" in the menu.

First, you will be asked to select a document type. You can upload your document(s) directly below. Most publications are published as PDF (Portable Document Format).

Here you find the accepted file formats

Step 2

Then, please read the notes on "Granting the simple right of use", which explain the need for a declaration of consent and show where you can find the policies. Confirm this information by ticking the box. Please remember to print out the declaration of consent and hand it in to the university library.

If you are a member of the Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences, please confirm by checking "university bibliography".

Step 3

Then the actual form follows. Various data on your publication (so-called metadata) is requested here. Use the given categories to describe the document that you want to submit/report.

Depending on the document type, some of the fields are mandatory and have a small red asterisk. So you have to fill them out.

Step 4

At the end of the data entry, your entries are displayed again and you have three options: You can correct, cancel or save the entries for your document if necessary.

What happens after I uploaded the data?

The employees of the university library check this data and then activate it. You will receive an email if any information is missing or if there are any questions.