Friedrich-Althoff-Konsortium e.V. is the regional consortium for Berlin and Brandenburg. Academic institutions of the federal States of Berlin and Brandenburg have joined together in Friedrich-Althoff-Konsortium e.V. as a registered non-for-profit association in order to make available scientific information from electronic publications to their users.
For this purpose, the administrative infrastructure is built on and maintained by the FAK Office. It supports the work of the FAK Chairgroup and is part of the KOBV-Zentrale. It manages the licensing part of FAK e.V., organises the yearly conference day, maintains mailing-lists and provides information on the products and the academic information field in general (also via FAK’s website).
The technical infrastructure of FAK Office is maintained and developed in cooperation with the regional network for cooperative library services (Kooperativer Bibliotheksverbund Berlin-Brandenburg – KOBV).