Hochschule Düsseldorf
University of Applied Sciences
University Library

Dipl.-Bibl. Stefanie Söhnitz M. Sc.

​​University library

Information Science service

Field of activity:

Publication service; Open Access; institutional repository (HSDopus); training courses



Areas of responsibility:

Open Access contact person

  • Publication service (focus: institutional repository (HSDopus), usage rights, identifiers, editorial support for university publications (reports on HSD-internally funded research projects / reports from research and practical semesters at the HSD))
  • Advice on publication financing and eligibility for funding
  • Supervision of the central open access publication fund
  • Publication recording for university bibliography, publication monitoring and the connection of HSDopus to the research information system
  • Training and consulting (focus: HSD BIB e-learning content, plagiarism)

Professional activities:

  • Member of the EG (expert group) Open Science at Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences
  • Deputy contact person for the consortium participation in the state initiative openaccess.nrw, collaboration in the sub-projects "Standardized publication data and cost analysis", "Monitoring publication output and OA shares" and "Other forms of quality assurance"
  • Project management "Introduction and continuation of a central publication fund"

ORCID iD: ​​0000-0003-3988-1768


Building 1
Floor E
Room 01.E.002
Münsterstraße 156
40476 Düsseldorf
T. +49 211 4351-9246