Publishing Open Access: How to evaluate a journal’s quality

Open Access, OA, NTNM, BMBF, visOAThe next Open Access Talk will take place on July 29 from 2 to 3 pm. You can participate via the following link


In the talk “Publishing Open Access: How to evaluate a journal’s quality”, Stefan Schmeja and Jessika Rücknagel provide an overview of requirements for open access journals. The speakers address criteria that authors can consider to choose a suitable publication venue.


Among other things, we will address the following questions:

  • How does quality assurance work in the publication process?
  • How can I assess the trustworthiness and professionalism of a journal?
  • How can I find quality-assured journals?

Researchers, students and all other interested parties are invited to this Open Access Talk. The presentation will be given in English and will take half an hour. Afterwards, there will be plenty of room for questions and discussion. Registration is not required. You can participate via the following link: Further dissemination is appreciated.


For comments and questions please contact Jessika Rücknagel (

The series is an offer of the BMBF-funded project The TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology organizes and carries out this monthly offer around Open Access.
You can find the announcement here: