Liaison Office

Access to research data repositories and the use of their contents are often subject to conditions. These may range from open access with CC-Licenses to closed access models within the framework of license and patent law that can be fee-based.

Some repositories require a contact at the requesting institution in form of a liaison office. This office acts as an intermediary between repository operator and individual researchers or research groups.

KIT currently maintains a liaison office for the contact with the following organizations: