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How to publish scientific articles - knowing how



1. The traditional way (closed access)

Researchers traditionally publish their article in a journal or their book with a publisher. After publication in closed access, the article is available to subscribers of a journal and the book can be purchased.


2. Publishing in Open Access

Today, there are two possible ways of making research results accessible worldwide: The so-called Green Road leads from the traditional first publication (closed access) to a second publication via open access, usually after a defined embargo period. The Gold Road means publication directly in Open Access.