FAQ

Benefits of OHMdok publication

  • Circulation
    Electronic publications can be accessed free of charge, anywhere in the world. The German Research Foundation and the German Rectors’ Conference recommend online publication because it follows the principle of open access.
  • Cataloging
    Publications can be found using a simple online search. They will also be catalogued by the Nürnberg library, by the Bavarian Library Network, by search machines such as BASE and OAIster and by national and international databases.
  • Storage and long-term availability
    Electronic publications are permanently stored on OHMdok in one of the approved formats. All publications will be assigned a Uniform Resource Name (URN) at the German National Library. Publications will be permanently accessible and citable under this address. Electronic documents will also be permanently stored on the server of the German National Library.
  • saving time and moneybv /> The service ist free. After a brief, formal review by university library staff, documents will appear online and are fully citable.