How to publish
Similar to reporting publications, there are two options for publishing in KITopen:
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|Notification by email
Please send the bibliographic data informally by email to the KITopen team. If you wish to publish the PDF version of your article or research data (primary and secondary publication), then please upload these yourself. For further information on this please refer to our video tutorial "Veröffentlichung von Volltexten im Repository KITopen".
|Manual entry in the KITopen data recording & publication
Enter the bibliographic data of your publication in the KITopen data recording & publication and upload the PDF file or research data there.
Note on compulsory registration for publications at KIT
All scientific publications that have been written in connection with KIT are to be documented and presented in a uniform manner. The basis for compulsory registration is the Presidential Circular Letter "Meldung von Veröffentlichungen am KIT". Basic information and information on implementation can be found on the page "Informationen zur Meldung von Veröffentlichungen am KIT".
Note on publishing a doctoral thesis
If you wish to publish your doctoral thesis in KITopen, please limit yourself to using the separate doctoral thesis publishing procedure.
Note on publishing in the publication series “KIT Scientific Working Papers”
Research reports by KIT scientists can be published in the interdisciplinary publication series “KIT Scientific Working Papers” in KITopen.
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|Characteristics of KIT Scientific Working Papers
|List of published KIT Scientific Working Papers so far|
Notes regarding publishing: licences in KITopen
KITopen will display the conditions for every publication regarding reuse via the appropriate licences. For a transparent use of your publication we recommend the allocation of a free licence. If you don`t want to use a free licence (or maybe you can’t) the KITopen licence will apply.
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|Information on KITopen licence
The present publication can be freely provided on the Internet by the KIT Library. The use is exclusively for scientific purposes and for personal use. The author has the copyright for his works. The author is solely responsible for the content. All forms of commercial use and modification of the publication are expressly forbidden without prior consent and consultation with the authors unless the publication has a creative-commons licence or a comparable licence. The names of the authors must always be mentioned. Users are responsible for compliance with the law and may be held liable for misuse.
Notes regarding the publication of research data and pictures
According to the KITopen is part of the KIT research data management policy, handling research data responsibly is an important factor for the confirmability of research findings. As a central infrastructure service at the KIT, KITopen also provides a research data platform for KIT employees and permits recording of research data and pictures.
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- Please do not hesitate to contact the KITopen team should you have questions on the use of KITopen data recording & publication or if you want to enter a large number of publications (e.g. when changing over to KIT).
- If you want to make available your existing publication as secondary publication in KITopen, the KITopen team will check up on existing legal conditions for secondary publications.