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Open Access publishing

Open Access stands for free and unlimited access to scholarly publications on the internet. The University Library maintains 4 publications servers (repositories) enabling LMU members to publish their scholarly works electronically.

Scholars of all LMU faculties are invited to store their publications on the servers in accordance with the "Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities".

Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities

Open Access image film by the University Library of the LMU (in German; length 6 mins.)

Flyer "Open Access Serviceangebote" (pdf, 1.942 kb, in German)

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Your own publications

Publish the results of your research on Open Access, create a list of your own publications or launch an online journal.


Find out more about the already existing framework contracts governing open access publishing between the University Library and publishers.

Open Publishing LMU

Open Publishing LMU offers you the option of receiving a printed publisher-standard copy of your Open Access publication.

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