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FIZ AutoDoc News

February 2020

VAT reduction

December 2019

AutoDoc Prices 2020

May 2019

German Copyright Day 2019

December 2017

New copyright act effective as of March 1, 2018 (relevant for German customers only)

December 2017

New delivery option: BLDSC - Delivery in plain PDF

December 2017

New feature: Password Reset Service (before Login)

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Our Service for Information Providers

FIZ AutoDoc links from your information service / portal to the corresponding full text of the original document, thus perfectly meeting your customers' information needs.

This is how it works:

  • Include a "Full Text" button into your online references. This button is the connection from your information service / portal to FIZ AutoDoc.
  • As soon as your customers click this "Full Text" button, bibliographic data is taken over from your information service / portal to the FIZ AutoDoc ordering mask using OpenURL 1.0 technology.

What are the advantages for your customers?

  • FIZ AutoDoc offers automatic full-text delivery of all kinds of documents: journal articles, patent literature, research reports, conference proceedings, grey literature etc. 
  • FIZ Karlsruhe cooperates closely with important scientific libraries and sci-tech publishers, assuring fast and reliable full-text delivery.
  • FIZ AutoDoc automatically searches for a suitable document supplier and forwards your customer's orders to this supplier.
  • The document supplier delivers the documents in the chosen format (e-mail, SED (secure electronic delivery), fax, mail) and speed (standard, rush, super rush) directly to your customers.
  • At the end of each accounting period, your customers receive a collective bill from FIZ Karlsruhe covering all documents delivered during this period.*
  • The number of FIZ Karlsruhe's partners and document suppliers is continuously growing, ensuring excellent subject coverage.
  • FIZ AutoDoc has been designed with high priority to user-friendliness, providing context-sensitive aids and assistance whenever needed.

What are your advantages?

  • FIZ AutoDoc's full-text delivery adds value to your information service / portal.
  • FIZ AutoDoc's offering is the answer to your customers' demands for an integrated full-text delivery solution.
  • With the integration of FIZ AutoDoc, your own offering will cover all relevant steps from information research up to full-text delivery. It will become a true one-stop-shop!
  • FIZ AutoDoc manages customer administration and billing, supporting your internal workflow.

Please contact us for more information.

* Registration / authentication and invoicing is handled as follows:

I. Option recommended for classic portals:

  • Explicit customer registration is required once.
  • Authentication with loginID / password is necessary each time.
  • A monthly bill is sent to each customer.

II. Option recommended for intranet portals:

  • Implicit user registration is available via special authentication / registration http request from the intranet.
  • With this http request, an unique user ID, address information and other parameters will be provided during the session.
  • A monthly bill is sent to the portal provider / administrator.