Here, we have collected some information leaflets, guidelines and tutorials around academic work and publishing that may be helpful to you.

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Unpaywall - browser extension that finds open access versions of an article, opens an external URL in a new window

An article you would like to read is behind a paywall? This browser add-on will check for you if an open access version is available.

Creative Commons Licenses, opens a file in a new window

TU Wien Bibliothek's German-language guide to Creative Commons licences (CC licenses) and their use, including FAQs.

DOI Citation Formatter, opens an external URL in a new window

Not sure how to cite an electronic document correctly? Copy the DOI into the citation formatter and get the correct citation.

Enago Academy: academic publishing, opens an external URL in a new window

Free English-language webinars (registration required) - from peer review to journal selection to recognising "predatory publishing".

Harvard Guide to Using Sources, opens an external URL in a new window

A guide for students learning how to write academic papers:  What challenges have to be mastered in finding and using sources, and how can it be done in a scientifically correct way?

Introduction to Academic English, opens an external URL in a new window

An introduction into academic writing in the English language especially for non-native speakers

Reference management, opens a file in a new window

TU Wien Bibliothek's German-language information sheet giving a short overview of how to choose a (free) reference management software

Manuscript design, citations, scientific integrity

TU Wien Bibliothek's short overview for students and TU Wien researchers on formal conventions of academic manuscripts and citation styles ( APA Publication Manual, IEEE Reference Guide etc.)

OeAWI guidelines for good scientific practice , opens an external URL in a new window

German and English language codex identifying principles for a high quality of research

Open Education Austria:, opens an external URL in a new window

Guideline for the creation of open educational resources (PDF), opens an external URL in a new window

Open educational resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that can be freely accessed, used, modified, and distributed by anyone without charge. This booklet provides information for the creation of your own OER: an overview of Austrian copyright law and the open licensing model of Creative Commons, as well as many practice-oriented instructions. "Open Education Austria Advanced" is a project by Austrian universities that is creating a national infrastructure for open educational resources.