Guidelines for Authors
Writing and Citing
What do I need to take into consideration when producing academic work? How do I reference my work and where can I find guidance and support with referencing conventions?
Publishing your Work
Options for Scholarly Publishing RWTH Publications
Grants and Assistance Towards Printing Costs
Publication Platforms and Open Access Journals
Open Access: The New Way to Publish your Work
A Gudie to Peer Review Journals Conference Proceedings
Documenting and Managing your Publications
Nowadays it is becoming increasingly important for authors to document their own publications. This is due to the growing importance of internationalization and the frequent application of performance-related resource allocation (LOM).
Predatory journals, predatory publishers and pseudo-conferences - "Black sheep" in the scientific community
On 2nd October 2018, the Senate of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) issued a statement on Predatory Publishing.
Nine partners of the Alliance of Science Organisations also published their comments on the quality assurance of scientific publications.
Many tips to help scientists identify trustworthy journals for their publications or to judge the legitimacy and academic credentials of conferences are available on the websites of the international initiatives "Think. Check. Submit" or "Think. Check. Attend"