ZB MED Publication Portal for Life Sciences


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ZB MED is a pioneer in the field of open access publishing in Germany. For more than a decade it has been offering scientists and researchers the opportunity to publish their work in accordance with the principles of open access through its GMS publishing platform. The fact that ZB MED was involved in key scientific policy-making committees right from the very start highlights its commitment to open access. We pass on information from the relevant committees on key findings, innovations and policy guidelines at conferences and other events, and we steadily implement these new developments in our life sciences publishing platforms. We also believe strongly in fostering cooperation. That's why we have established close ties with the scientific and research communities to develop synergies and make the services we offer attractive to our target group, which primarily consists of researchers and key disseminators of open access issues.

About us

PUBLISSO is an open access publishing portal for life sciences and a service offered by ZB MED.

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Cooperation / partnerships

As part of our efforts to promote open access, we cooperate with a number of different organisations from different sectors – and we're always open to new collaborative partnerships!

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Lectures and workshops

PUBLISSO offers a range of lectures, presentations and workshops on open access and open data. These are aimed at academics, researchers and scientists working in life sciences disciplines.

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Personal consultations

If you have a question which isn't covered by our FAQs or would like to find out more about one of our services, please fill out our contact form. We'll be in touch as soon as possible!

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PUBLISSO makes research freely available.

DOI service

Our DOI service can explain the various options you have to ensure that your publications and research data remain permanently citable.

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Leibniz Association

We offer a range of services specifically aimed at Leibniz institutes.

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Ursula Arning,

Dr. Ursula Arning
Head of Open Access Publishing and Advisory Services

Phone: +49 (0)221 478-5603
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Birte Lindstädt,

Birte Lindstädt
Research Data Management / Open Access Publishing and Advisory Services

Phone: +49 (0)221 478-97803
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Jasmin Schmitz,

Dr. Jasmin Schmitz
Advisory Services / Open Access Publishing and Advisory Services

Phone: +49 (0)221 478-32795
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