TIBgefragt – we advise you!

We offer you a personal consultation on your individual topic. Our experts in the library will answer your questions in detail and free of charge in approx. 30-minute sessions. Make an uncomplicated appointment and come by.

Important notice: Due to the current situation, personal consultations on site are unfortunately not possible at the moment. We will be happy to advise you virtually or by telephone. If you have individual questions, please contact our experts by email or use the contact form at the bottom of the page.

Open Access

You have questions about Open Access financing or would like to publish your thesis, but don't know how or where? I would be happy to advise you individually on the following topics and will deal with your respective topic: 

  • Financing Open Access
  • Open Access repositories
  • Conditions imposed by sponsors
  • Publishing final theses
  • Find/estimating an Open Access journal
  • "Predatory Journals" and "Predatory Conferences"
  • legal aspects, copyright
  • open licenses


Further services of the TIB
Open Access: services at TIB

We Consult You

Porträt von Dr. Stefan Schmeja

Dr. Stefan Schmeja

Stefan Schmeja received his doctorate in astrophysics in 2006 and subsequently worked in research. Since 2015 he has been working in the field of publication services of the TIB and advises on all questions concerning scientific publishing and Open Access.

Further dates on request
Email: stefan.schmejatibeu
Phone: 0511 762-4209

TIBgefragt – this is how it works

  1. Select your topic from the overview.
  2. Choose a date and make a binding registration. Please enter more detailed information on your question here so that we can prepare ourselves optimally for the appointment.
  3. You will receive a confirmation e-mail and the appointment is booked for you.

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