Modern Publishing

Modern Publishing

Digital Tools for Open Publication Processes
A Project of Hamburg Open Science (HOS)

What we do

TU Hamburg (TUHH) and the Hamburg State and University Library (SUB) are jointly developing workflows for collaborative writing and scientific publishing in the digital age under Open Access.

The focus is on the two tools GitLab and Open Journal Systems (OJS), supported by Hypothesis and pandoc-scholar.

Architectural design of a socio-technical system for writing and publishing scientific journal articles collaboratively. Source: Axel Dürkop.

More about the Project More about Architectural Design

Project Team


Dr. Tim Boxhammer

Natural Scientist, HOS Journal Hosting, Communication & Acquisition


Axel Dürkop

Team leader, system architect and developer


Florian Hagen

Open Content and Digital Publishing Librarian


Isabella Meinecke

Open-Access-Beauftragte der SUB Hamburg, Elektronisches Publizieren / Hamburg University Press

Talks & Workshops

The workshop provides a practical introduction to the culture of software development with code hosting platforms and git. Project …

Since 2004, the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Universitätsverlage (Working Group of University Presses) has connected numerous publishers and …

Latest Posts

Table of Contents Introduction Experiments are in demand The Architectural Design Premises to the Writing Stage Pre-submission … Hypothesis Logo

Journals, monographs, anthologies, working papers and much more - the forms of publication in science are numerous. The main form of … Hypothesis Logo

Open research essentially depends on transparency, reproducibility and accountability of the steps leading to the result. However, … Hypothesis Logo


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