Choosing an Open Access Journal

If you are looking for an open access journal for publishing a scientific article, the journal recommender B!SON might be of help.
B!SON searches the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and gives you a list of journals from your field of research. The tool also provides informationen about publishing charges and whether those would be elegible for publication support. You can switch B!SON to English at the bottom of the page.

Agreements with publishers

The university library signed agreements with a number of publishers which give members of BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg special conditions to publish journal articles Open Access. Up-to-date informationen about these agreements can be found on this page.

Predatory Publishing

When choosing a journal, authors need to be aware of publishers who are prioritising their profits over scholarly principles. Please check the information on our page about Predatory Publishing.