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FIZ AutoDoc is the online "broker service for document delivery" offered by FIZ Karlsruhe (a joint creator of STN).[1] The system partners with "national and international scientific libraries, aggregators and publishers" in order to access "journal articles, patent documents, reports, conference papers, proceedings or other publications."[1]


The FIZ AutoDoc website offers the following summary of the process for ordering documents through FIZ AutoDoc:[2]

  • Enter the order in the FIZ AutoDoc ordering mask (or through one of the order option listed here on the FIZ AutoDoc website).
  • The FIZ AutoDoc system searches for a suitable document supplier and forwards the order to this supplier.
  • The document supplier delivers the document in the chosen format (e-mail, fax, mail).
  • The User will receive a monthly collective bill from FIZ Karlsruhe, covering all documents delivered to you during this accounting period.

A full list of all document suppliers can be found here on the Fiz AutoDoc website.

Users can order a standard (within 48 hours), rush (within 24 hours), or super rush (within 3 hours) order, and delivery options include:[3]

  • electronically:
    • PDF (via e-mail)
    • PDF / DRM (via e-mail)
    • PDF / DRM FileOpen (secure desktop delivery) (via e-mail)
    • download from publisher / PDF
    • fax
  • by mail / courier (for customers in US and Canada):
    • printed copy


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Welcome to FIZ AutoDoc - Your Document Broker Service!" FIZ Karlsruhe website, Accessed March 6, 2012.
  2. "FIZ AutoDoc – full-texts all from one source!" FIZ Karlsruhe website, Accessed arch 6, 2012.
  3. "Document Delivery." FIZ Karlsruhe website, Accessed arch 6, 2012.

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