We offer a bookmarking-service that is run as a joint project for everyone.
We, that is:
University of Würzburg (public corporation)
Tel: +49 931 / 31 – 86731
Fax: +49 931 / 31 - 86732
Authorized representative for Data Mining and Information Retrieval Group at LS VI
and this service is Prof. Dr. Andreas Hotho.
University of Kassel (public corporation)
Wilhelmshöher Allee 73
Tel.: +49 561 804 - 6250
Fax: +49 561 804 - 6259
firstname.lastname@example.org Authorized representative for the Knowledge and Data Engineering team is Prof. Dr. Gerd Stumme
Humboldt University of Berlin (public corporation)
Unter den Linden 6
Telefon: +49 30 2093–0
Fax: +49 30 2093–2770
Authorized representative for the Institut für Bibliotheks- und Informationswissenschaft
Sachgebiet Information Processing and Analytics is Prof. Dr. Robert Jäschke.
Our Data Protection Officers are
We pursue the following purposes:
BibSonomy is run as a research project to develop and improve functions for recommendation,
spam detection and ranking and advance the organization of social bookmarking-systems in compliance with data protection.
The system is introduced in the publication
Benz, D. et al.: The Social Bookmark and Publication Management System BibSonomy. The VLDB Journal. 19, 6, 849--875 (2010).
In this publication you can also find examples from research.
You can find aditional reports about recent research findings in our blog.
You can find a list of research projects here.
The methods we use for data processing include (amongst others) statistical analyses and machine learning.
The concept for "privacy by design" is implemented by all involved authorities.
Default privacy settings are implemented by all involved authorities.
All involved authorities are responsible for the implementation of data privacy,
reports of security issues and the notification of those affected. Information requirements are available for those affected on the website of the portal by creating a user account.
All involved authorities are responsible for the design.
The right to data portability is implemented by all involved authorities.
The contact point for those affected by privacy law is implemented by all involved
You can direct your questions to
This agreement will be published at https://www.bibsonomy.de/help_en/privacy/Agreement