Online publication of your work – what you should know
For the initial publication:
For secondary publications:
To ensure that your publication can be archived long-term, is readable and searchable, please note the following points when creating the PDF file:
- All fonts and images used must be integrated into the file.
- Do not use encryption or password protection, even for sub-functions such as printing or copying.
- Please make sure that the PDF file is text-searchable and does not merely represent an image.
- If possible, create your publication in PDF/A format.
Publications on DuEPublico always take place in Open Access. The author retains the rights to the publication. This means that "All rights reserved" always applies and thus, for the time being, only reading, downloading for personal use and use within the quotation right or the limitations of copyright law is permitted.
Information on free licenses, such as Creative Commons licenses (CC licenses), can be found on the information pages of the University Library.
If you decide to publish your work under a free license, please remember to include the license notice in the PDF document as well.
In the case of secondary publications, other legal bases may apply.
Step by step to online publication
We guide you step by step through the process. This is how the online publication in DuEPublico works: