1. What is REPOD
REPOD stands for "Repository for Policy Documents" and is a digital repository that makes consultation documents searchable across disciplines and in a targeted manner.

2. Why was REPOD launched?
REPOD was created to facilitate the search for advisory documents in the field of science-led policy and social advice. These documents are often scattered on various websites and cannot be searched for specifically.

3. Who takes over the project management for REPOD?
The project management for REPOD was taken over by the ZBW - Leibniz Information Center for Economics.

4. What is REPOD's goal?
The aim of REPOD is to create an information and consulting infrastructure for politics and society that enables a very good transfer of knowledge.

5. Which documents are recorded in REPOD?
REPOD collects a wide range of scientific advisory documents across disciplines, including policy papers, expert opinions and studies.

6. Who financed REPOD?
REPOD was funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) until December 2023.

7. Which institutions are involved in REPOD?
Various institutions such as the ZBW, the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans Bredow Institute (HBI), the Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS), the RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and other partners of the Leibniz Association are involved in REPOD.

8. How can users use REPOD?
Users can use REPOD to search for policy papers across disciplines without having to know subject-specific codes.

9. Will there be quality criteria for the documents recorded in REPOD?
Yes, quality criteria for the recorded advisory documents were also scientifically examined as part of REPOD.

10. What are the development processes for advisory documents in REPOD?
REPOD also investigated the development processes of advisory documents in order to optimize the transfer of knowledge from research to politics, administration and society.