Open Access Publishing
The University Library supports open access as a publication model. On behalf of the rector’s office, it coordinates the university's open access activities and offers publication platforms for e-books, e-journals, editions and research data, among others.
Heidelberg University Publishing (heiUP)
Heidelberg University Publishing is an open-access publisher of high-quality, peer-reviewed academic works. We endorse open access as a publishing model to distribute outstanding research results and use open-source software for the collaborative development of underlying publishing technologies.
heiDOK – The Heidelberg Document Repository
heiDOK is the Open Access platform at Heidelberg University. It provides members of the university with the opportunity to publish their research output for free, according to the Open Access guidelines.
Competence Centre for Research Data (KFD)
The Competence Centre for Research Data (KFD) is a joint service facility of the University Computer Centre and Heidelberg University Library. It offers support and services for research data management (RDM) to scientists at the university.
heiBOOKS - Heidelberger E-Books
The service heiBOOKS provides researchers at Heidelberg University with the opportunity to publish e-books Open Access.
heidICON – The Object and Multimedia Repository
heidICON is the digital and interdisciplinary object and multimedia repository of Heidelberg University. Institutes, collections and projects of the Heidelberg University provide 2D/3D images, video and audio data as well as other multimedia material for research and teaching. heidICON is a central and sustainable repository, cataloguing system and presentation platform, but it also serves as an aggregator for the provision of data in national and international databases.