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Open Access Open Research Data 

In times of digitization of research and in the spirit of Open Science the Library of the University of St.Gallen supports researchers in using data and other digital objects and in making their research results, such as publications and research data, highly visible and accessible. Here is an overview of our services.

Are you a researcher at the University of St.Gallen and would like to publish your work Open Access? We support you with the following services

  • Consultation on Open Access publication options
  • Offers for publication discounts in journals by academic publishers
  • Indexing and – if possible – self-archiving of your publication in the Institutional Repository Alexandria (Green Open Access)


Additional Information

Open Access Support HSG library

The Library of the University of St.Gallen is taking care of the electronic publication and long-term archiving of your dissertation.

  • Questions about technical problems with the electronic publication? Please contact
  • General or administrative questions about your dissertation? Please contact the PhD Office. Further information can also be found here

We offer support to researchers in these areas

  • Identifying and explaining relevant policies with respect to Open Research Data
  • Developing Data Management
  • Information on data storage
  • Linking you up with further tools and guidelines


Additional Information

Open Research Data Support at HSG-Library


The library offers a wide range of general consultation services, e.g. subject specific research support or assistance in obtaining literature or data that is not available here etc.


Questions about copyright

Christian Schlumpf



Christian Schlumpf
+41 71 224 22 93

Ruedi Lindegger
Vice-President's Board (Research & Faculty)
+41 71 224 76 00