Open Scholarship

We signed and work in compliance with the following scholarly principles

Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)https://sfdora.org/
Open Science Principleshttps://en.unesco.org/science-sustainable-future/open-science/recommendation
Vienna Principles – a vision for scholarly communicationhttp://viennaprinciples.org
African Principles for Open Access in Scholarly Communicationhttps://info.africarxiv.org/african-oa-principles
FAIR Guiding Principles for scientific data management and stewardship https://www.go-fair.org/fair-principles/
CARE Principles for Indigenous Data Governancehttps://www.gida-global.org/care
Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism in Scholarly Communicationhttps://www.helsinki-initiative.org/
COAR Community Framework for Good Practices in Repositorieshttps://www.coar-repositories.org/good-practices-in-repositories/
Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanitieshttps://openaccess.mpg.de/Berlin-Declaration

GDPR-compliance

To ensure data security and privacy we host all our content on a server in Northern Germany that runs on carbon-emission free energy.

Digital Tools and Services

Most of our digital infrastructure operates via Cloudron and uses the following list of open-source tools and services:

hostingWindCloudhttps://windcloud.de
open-source packagesCloudronhttps://www.cloudron.io
e-mailSOGohttps://www.sogo.nu
surveyLimeSurveyhttps://www.limesurvey.org
CRMEspoCRMhttps://www.espocrm.com
NotesEtherpadhttps://etherpad.org
WebsiteWordPresshttps://wordpress.org
e-learningMoodlehttps://moodle.org
discussion forumDiscoursehttps://www.discourse.org
online collaborationOnlyOfficehttps://www.onlyoffice.com