Open Access at the ZfL
As a member of the Leibniz Association and a signatory of the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities, the Center for Literary and Cultural Research, Berlin supports free access to publicly funded research findings on the internet.
Gold Open Access
Since 2022, the ZfL issues the open access book series “Literatur- und Kulturforschung” [Literary and Cultural Studies] at Wallstein Verlag in golden open access (first publication in open access). Many other monographs and edited volumes are also openly accessible directly after their publication. Also, the online publication series Interjekte, the e-journal Forum Interdisziplinäre Begriffsgeschichte (FIB), and the contributions to the ZfL BLOG are published in golden open access.
Green Open Access
ZfL Publications in the Specialized Repository CompaRe
The ZfL, in cooperation with the Specialized Information Services for general and comparative literature (FID AVL), makes its Open Access publications available in the specialized repository CompaRe on the publications server of the University Library Frankfurt a.M. The repository is continuously updated.
Further Open Access Projects at the ZfL
an anthology on »neighborhood«
- Verfolgung und Auswanderung deutschsprachiger Sprachforscher 1933–1945
a data base – founded by Utz Maas – with biographies and academic profiles of linguists, who were persecuted for racial or political reasons during the National Socialism period
- Bioconcepts. The Origin and Definition of Biological Concepts
an interactive, online database on the history of biological concepts and related theories
- Materials for a Historic Dictionary on Interdisciplinary Conceptual History
using Wiki-software, the website platform provides a collection of materials for collaboration on the dictionary of conceptual history
- The Interdisciplinary Forum SynergieWissen [Interdisziplinäres Forum SynergieWissen]
a wiki-based forum providing an interactive space for exchange between researchers and artists, SynergyFeatures with debates on current research questions, a lab for the development of experimental ideas, as well as a blog containing information on upcoming events of the forum, and much more