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Marcel Wrzesinski

Marcel Wrzesinski is Open Access Officer at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society and head of the BMBF project “Sustainable journal financing through consortial support structures in small and interdisciplinary subjects: Scholar-led Plus“ (in cooperation with Knowledge Unlatched). He researches and develops consortial funding models in Germany and thus follows-up a key result of the DFG project “Innovative Open Access in the Small Sciences”.

Marcel studied philosophy, gender studies, European ethnology and folklore studies in Bochum, Berlin and Münster. Prior to his time at HIIG, he worked as an editor and led Open Access activities at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (Giessen). Later, he became a research associate for a project concerning Open Access transformation in gender studies (Berlin), which was funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). He lectured at the universities of Giessen, Cologne, Bochum, the Humboldt University Berlin and the New School for Social Research (New York City).

He is also an editor of the “Open Gender Journal”, co-speaker of the working group “Open Digital Gender Studies” of the German Gender Studies Association, and advises various research institutions on issues of Open Access and Open Science. In these capacities he mainly focuses on professionalizing, sustaining and networking Open Access in smaller scientific fields.

Marcel Wrzesinski | HIIG

Position

Open Access Officer and project lead "Scholar-led Plus"

Journal articles and conference proceedings

Waidlein, N., Wrzesinski, M., Dubois, F., & Katzenbach, C. (2021). Working with budget and funding options to make open access journals sustainable. Zenodo. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4558789 Publication details

Wrzesinski, M., Riechert, P. U., Dubois, F., & Katzenbach, C. (2021). Working with publication technology to make open access journals sustainable. Zenodo. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4558780 Publication details

Ganz, K., Wrzesinski, M., & Rauchecker, M. (2019). Nachhaltige Qualitätssicherung und Finanzierung von non-APC, scholar-led Open-Access-Journalen. LIBREAS. Library Ideas(36), 1-11. Publication details

Working paper

Wrzesinski, M., Riechert, P., Dubois, F. (2021). Working with publication technology to make open access journals sustainable. HIIG Discussion Paper Series, 2021(02). DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4558781 Publication details

Other publications

scholar-led.network & Wrzesinski, M. (2021). Das scholar-led.network-Manifest, Fokusgruppe scholar-led.network. (2021) Das scholar-led.network-Manifest. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4925784. Publication details

Wrzesinski, M., Dubois, F., Katzenbach, C., Waidlein, N., & Tochtermann, K. (2020). Small but sustainable? Scholar-led journals and open access (conference poster), . Publication details

Bergmann, M., Ganz, K., Neufend, M., & Wrzesinski, M. (2019). Open access futures: time to push for scholar-led publishing. Digital society blog. Publication details

Wrzesinski, M., & Riechert, P. (2019). Innovatives Open Access im Bereich Small Science (Konferenzposter), . Publication details

Wrzesinski, M., & Riechert, P. (2019). Innovative Open Access in Small Sciences (conference poster), . Publication details

Ganz, K., & Wrzesinski, M. (2018). Open Gender Platform. Unterstützung für Open Access in der Geschlechterforschung. Bulletin Info / Zentrum für Transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien / Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (57), 13-16. Publication details

Ganz, K., & Wrzesinski, M. (2017). Open Access in der Geschlechterforschung: Open Gender Journal. Bulletin Info / Zentrum für Transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien / Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (54), 19-20. Publication details

Lectures and presentations

Small but sustainable? Scholar-led journals and open access
OASPA 2020 Annual Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing. Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association. Online, The Hague, Netherlands: 23.09.2020 Further information

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Nachhaltiges Open Access: Verlagsunabhängig, divers und gebührenfrei
Open Access Tage 2020. Universität Bielefeld, Fachhochschule Bielefeld. Online, Bielefeld, Germany: 16.09.2020 Further information

Marcel Wrzesinski, Christian Katzenbach, Frédéric Dubois, Nicole Waidlein, Klaus Tochtermann

Open access in trans-/interdisciplinary contexts: "Internet Policy Review"
PKP 2019: REFLECTIONS AND DIRECTIONS. Public Knowledge Project. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain: 21.11.2019 Further information

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Open access in small sciences
OASPA 2019 Annual Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing. Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association. The Queen’s Hall, The Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen, Denmark: 25.09.2019 Further information

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Panels

Postcolonial Open Access and Language Criticism: Who is writing for Whom and Who wants to be read by Whom?
Digital Humanities Institute - Beirut. Center for Arts and Humanities, American University Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon: 04.05.2019 Further information

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Moderation of workshops and panels

Gebührenfreie Open-Access-Modelle: Update und Roadmap zu einer gemeinschaftlichen Finanzierung
Open Access Tage 2020. Universität Bielefeld, Fachhochschule Bielefeld. Online, Bielefeld, Germany: 17.09.2020 Further information

Marcel Wrzesinski, Kathrin Ganz

Was darf Qualität kosten? Geschäftsmodelle für neue, nicht-APC-finanzierte Open-Access-Journals
Open Access Tage 2019. Leibniz Universität Hannover, TIB – Leibniz-Informationszentrum Technik und Naturwissenschaften, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Bibliothek (GWLB). Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany: 02.10.2019 Further information

Marcel Wrzesinski, Kathrin Ganz

Open Access publizieren in den Ein­richtungen: Geschäfts­modelle, Forschungs­förderung und Publikationsberatung. FernUniversität Hagen, Hagen, Germany: 04.07.2019 Further information

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Organisation of events

Sustainable Open Access: Strategies for scholar-led publishing
From 29.09.2020 to 30.09.2020. Online, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: ZBW Leibniz Informationszentrum Wirtschaft (International) Further information

Marcel Wrzesinski, Patrick Riechert, Frédéric Dubois, Christian Katzenbach

Participation as expert

Open Access und Fachgesellschaften Nationaler Open-Access-Kontaktpunkt. Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany: 04.11.2019 Further information

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Sustainable non-APC OA publishing models (9th OpenAIRE workshop) OpenAIRE. CITEC's research building - University of Bielefeld Library, Bielefeld, Germany: 26.02.2019 Further information

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Media appearances

Podcast (03.05.2021). ATGthePodcast
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Google Scholar: Was das neue Open Access-Feature kann und welche offenen Alternativen es gibt (27.04.2021). rights.info
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