Archiving Policy

To ensure permanent availability and accessibility, "Raumforschung und Raumordnung | Spatial Research and Planning" pursues various strategies:

  • Public Knowledge Project (PKP) Private LOCKSS Network (PLN): Raumforschung und Raumordnung | Spatial Research and Planning uses Open Journal Systems (OJS), a journal management and publishing system developed by the Public Knowledge Project (PKP). Published content is deposited into the PKP Private LOCKSS Network (PLN) for preservation and post-cancellation and perpetual access.
  • German National Library (DNB) mandatory deposits: The publishing house oekom verlag GmbH is obliged to submit all online issues of Raumforschung und Raumordnung | Spatial Research and Planning to the DNB, which catalogues and archives online publications, guarantees their authenticity and ensures long-term preservation.
  • Raumforschung und Raumordnung | Spatial Research and Planning digital archives: Furthermore, "Raumforschung und Raumordnung | Spatial Research and Planning" maintains its own digital archive and preserves all information on external computers and disks.