RWTH Aachen encourages its scientists and researchers to publish their research results in accordance with the open-access movement. The RWTH University Library supports RWTH researchers in open access publishing.
RWTH Publications is the central institutional research repository for RWTH Aachen University. RWTH Publications has been created to facilitate the publishing of academic research via Open Access and to document and preserve all RWTH publications. In addition, RWTH Publications offers users assistance with individual document management tools and techniques.
Bibliometrics is the statistical analysis of scholarly publications, which is primarily conducted using quantitative approaches. Bibliometric analysis enables researchers to measure, assess and evaluate their own publication output and scholarly performance.
"Research data are [...] digital and electronically storable data that are generated in the course of a scientific project, for example, through source research, experiments, measurements, surveys, or interviews."