The software created in the OPTIMETA project is completely open source and published in the following repositories:


  • Hauschke, Christian; Nüst, Daniel, Cordts, Anette; Lilienthal, Svantje (2021): OPTIMETA – Strengthening the Open Access publishing system through open citations and spatiotemporal metadata. Research Ideas and Outcomes 7: e66264.
  • Nüst, Daniel, Hauschke, Christian, Cordts, Anette, & Yücel, Gazi. (2021). Das Projekt OPTIMETA – Stärkung des Open-Access-Publikationssystems durch offene Zitationen und raumzeitliche Metadaten. Poster. Open Access Tage 2021.
  • Yücel, Gazi, Cordts, Anette, & Hauschke, Christian. (2021). Strengthening the Open Access publishing system through open citations. Talk. Open Publishing Fest. (
  • Cordts, Anette, Hauschke, Christian, & Yücel, Gazi. (2021, December 8). How even small and independent journals can contribute to the citation commons. Force2021 Conference, 7-9 December 2021. Slides. Zenodo.
  • Nüst, Daniel, Cordts, Anette, Yücel, Gazi, & Hauschke, Christian. (2022, June 1). OPTIMETA @ Workshop "Journals in der Open-Access-Transformation". Zenodo.


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