Bern Open Publishing (BOP) is the publication platform of the University Library of Bern and stands for free access to high-quality scientific publications and research results. BOP is an institutional publishing platform where researchers of the University of Bern can publish their peer-reviewed scientific journals, books and book series in open access. The program of BOP is determined solely by the needs of the researchers and the scientific community (scholar led). The high scientific quality of the publications is guaranteed by recognized review procedures (e.g. double blind or open peer review).
With infrastructure, services and tools, BOP offers both sustainable and cost-effective publishing. The technical possibilities offered by BOP allow for new and innovative forms of publications that enrich research and increase its visibility.