Personal consultations

ZB MED can provide you with advice on all issues relating to research publishing and open science, esp. open access, in the realm of life sciences.

To respond to some of the most common questions and current issues, we have put together a list of FAQs: Go to the FAQs 

If you have questions on a topic that is not covered here, we would be happy to send you a personal response by e-mail at

Note that the service we provide through this contact form only relates to advice on research publishing. If you have more general questions on using the library, please consult our user service in Cologne or in Bonn.


Jasmin Schmitz,

Dr. Jasmin Schmitz
Head of Open Access Advisory Services

Phone: +49 (0)221 478-32795
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