Repository: ECONSTOR

Short Name (or Acronym):
Description: EconStor can help you to disseminate your publications in Economics and Business Studies visibly and effectively.
Accepted Content Types: Article, Book Chapter, Working Paper/Preprint, Conference Paper, Doctoral Thesis, Book, Research Report, Proceedings, Book Review
Certificate or Labels: Open Science
Closure Date:
Contact: [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: Economics and business administration
Keywords: Economics, Business, Scholarly Publications
Launch Date: 2009
Platform: Dspace 5
Platform Languages: English and German
Record Count: Full text : 212 106
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 7/12/21
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: ZBW is financed as a public information infrastructure.
Objectives: Increasing the visibility of scholarly publications
Countries: <a href="">Germany</a>
Owner Full Name: ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics
Owner Short Name: ZBW
Owner URL:
Ownership Type: Research infrastructure
Scientific Technical Committees: No
User Committees: No
Access to Content: Anyone may access full items free of charge
Access to Metadata: Anyone may access the metadata free of charge
Account Creation: Only needed for submission
Backups: Daily data backup on internal drives.
Functional Description: Yes. FAQs: Policy:
Interoperability: Yes via API
Metadata Formats: Yes: “Dublin Core”and the RePEc format “ReDIF”
Metadata Languages: Same as for the article (English, German, Spanish, etc.)
Metadata Properties: Title, Identifier, Abstract, Author(s), Year of Publication, Citation, Subjects, Document Version, Document Type, Creative Commons Licence, Terms of Use
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via API
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: None
Persistence of Content: The long-term preservation of digital documents is guaranteed within the framework of the Goportis cooperation with the TIB (Hanover) and ZBMED (Cologne/Bonn).
Preservation Policy: Long-term preservation is ensured
Function Service Details
Bibliographic References Management Local function Yes : BibTex
Indexing/Search Local function Yes : Google Scholar, BASE, RePEc, EconBiz, LeibnizOpen, WorldCat and Open Aire
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Indexing/Search Bielefeld Academic Search Engine
Indexing/Search OpenAire explore
Indexing/Search RePEc
Indexing/Search WorldCat
Indexing/Search Leibniz Open
Metrics Local function Downloads are visible to everyone
Text Mining Local function Yes
Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: PDF
Accepted Content Languages: English, German and other languages by exception
Accepted Content Level: Research only
Accepted Supplementary Content: Additional upload of supplementary material is accepted: Datasets, tables, graphics, text. The information is not recorded in crossref.
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Author PID: No
Availability of Associated Content:
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: When self-archiving their publications, authors transfer rights by agreeing to the "EconStor Deposit Licence" during the upload process. The copyright to the submitted work will remain with the author(s)
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: No
Moderation: Is the sole responsibility of the depositor. Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors.
Peer Review Status Indication: No
Persistent Identifier: HDL Identifier” from the Handle.Net Registry as a so-called “Persistent Identifier” to ensure permanently working URLs
Remaining Indrawn Item: In order to maintain stable linking, only the PDF full-text will be removed; the corresponding bibliographic record will remain on EconStor.
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
Time from Submission to Posting: A few days
Versioning Policy: Accepts new version
Who can Deposit?: Accredited Community Members or Employees of Econstor (check for partner institutions here : and single accredited authors (Self-Archiving)
Withdrawal Authorisation: At the author's or another authorised person's request
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Revised versions, proven copyright infringement, plagiarism, legal requirements, falsified research etc.