About CrossAsia Open Access Repository

The CrossAsia Open Acccess Repository is the central publication hub of the CrossAsia information service. It is part of the Scientific Information Service Asia (FID Asien) at Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz and funded by the German Research Foundation.

CrossAsia works towards the promotion and increasing of the acceptance of the Open Access paradigm in the Asian Studies research community. CrossAsia supports the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities and the Recommendation for the Implementation of the Berlin Declaration of 2003 at Signatory Cultural Institutions by Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz.

In accordance with the Open Access policy and the Open Science policy of scholarly and funding organisations such as German Research Foundation (DFG), Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF, in German only), and the European Union, CrossAsia Open Access Repository works towards contributing to advancing open access to scientific and scholarly knowledge.