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A place to which one can upload code, manuscripts, data, or other materials for storage. Examples of respositories include GitHub (for code), Arxiv (for manuscripts), and Figshare (for any kind of research output, including figures, datasets, images, and videos).

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Does the posted date in SSRN change if you upload a new version?

I have decided to upload a paper I wrote to SSRN, in part because I want the date in which the paper was uploaded to be publicly available. However, SSRN allows you to upload new versions of your ...
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data repository that requires a DUA for secondary data analysis of medical research?

We are collecting medical observational data that eventually will be de-identified and made available for secondary data analysis (to comply with the new NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy). I'...
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Arxiv did not accept my submission after being "on hold"

I work in the field of Mechanics of Materials and my scientific papers are mostly about modeling. I have some preprints deposited on arxiv but I never submitted a preprint myself. This time, I did the ...
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Is it okay to upload code I wrote for replicating someone else’s simulation study?

I have code I wrote to replicate a simulation study by another author. Is it okay to publicly upload this in my code repository? This will include: code (my work, based on the author’s description in ...
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Transforming a private research project repository into an open-source repository [closed]

Our research project is ready for being shared as a preprint and submitted for peer review. What are the best practices for transforming the private research repository (which includes several pilot ...
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How can I add a paper to ResearchGate when it does not recognize the title and ISBN of the journal it is published in?

I was trying to post a paper on ResearchGate published in a recognized journal. ResearchGate did not accept the journal title or ISBN. I could not contact anyone at ResearchGate for help. The message ...
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How does semantic scholar extract topics?

I am looking for detailed information about how S2 extracts topics from documents. The only information I have found is this, from the FAQ page: "We use machine language techniques to analyze ...
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Can I add a GitHub repository as an entry in Google Scholar?

I published a paper, the code for which is uploaded in GitHub. Is it possible to add the GitHub link as an entry in Google Scholar? If so, can the citations be monitored in the same way as regular ...
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Best practices in sharing qualitative data such as interview transcripts alongside a paper publication?

In the past I have shared quantitative datasets by uploading them to data repositories (like Zenodo) as CSV-files or similar formats. But I lack experience with regards to qualitative data such as ...
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Is it allowed to publish an explanation of someone's thesis?

Last spring, I did a research project where I tried to develop code, modelling a physical system using a method developed by a researcher and presented as his PhD. thesis. Now I have completed my work ...
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What can I do about someone publishing my work from GitHub?

I have many public repositories working on projects related to machine learning stuff, and it has recently come to my notice that someone has published a machine learning research paper based on one ...
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Repository or university working paper series

I am from the field of economics and preprints are ok with econ journals. I just cannot understand what is the difference between repository (like ArXiv) and publishing results in some working paper ...
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migrating from MPRA to arXiv?

I have two questions about arXiv and MPRA. MPRA is a repository for papers in economics; arXiv now accepts papers in theoretical economics. What is the effective difference between the two? My ...
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Public data repositories: Multiple figures as one reference

my current manuscript is combining work in multiple research fields, so naturally it's difficult to find good journals to submit it to. At the moment I'm down to one journal where I would really like ...
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What is the purpose of an article repository

I was asked by a publisher to choose a repository where the article to be published will be uploaded to. What's the point of this if the article is already available on the journal website? Can ...
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How to choose a generalist repository and what risks should I be aware of? [closed]

I am trying to choose between these different generalist repositories: Zenodo Open Science Framework Figshare (or Dyrad??) Harvard dataverse General cloud services ... Figshare has a nice comparison ...
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Institutional repository (DSpace)

I currently work for the small institutions that doesn't have a digital repository, so we begun the process of digitilising current research data: sensitive data (raw data in a form of pdf surveys, ...
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Suitable avenues (repositories) for self-publishing own figures (illustrations) under CC-BY-NC-ND prior to journal's final acceptance

My colleague and I are planning to submit a manuscript to an academic journal. As per the journal's policy, the publisher retains the copyright for all content. However, the journal is happy to ...
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Repository for Education

What would be the most appropriate place for someone to upload their Master thesis in Education? (Their institution does not upload electronic versions of theses.) The thesis is original research and ...
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Publishing referee reports I have written - Yes or No and How? [duplicate]

I remember reading somewhere about someone who started publishing referee reports they had written online, along with sending them to the journal (or after). Unfortunately I do not remember where I ...
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Postprint biology repository

I recently found out that bioRxiv, the main biology preprint server, actually does not allow postprints to be submitted (even if allowed by the journal) according to its policy. This is in contrast to ...
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Are there any citable Github repositories not published in journals, that receive a lot of citations?

I wish to know whether there is some way, or maybe even some standard, for making a GitHub repository citable in a way that is recognized by academics. Many options have been suggested here, e.g., ...
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SSRN "unusual download pattern" [closed]

I use SSRN extensively in my work. From time to time, I even use SSRN to find my own papers. (Sometimes (often), it's just much easier for me to go on my own research page and click on the SSRN link ...
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Is there a "place" to deposit and, or publish reports produced in grad school?

I am looking for some kind of repository where I can "publish" my reports from grad school. I'd like to do this because it would be great if I could link those works with my ORCID and make them ...
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How long it takes for a Mendeley Data repository review?

I've just "published" some Datasets as the Mendeley Data repositories. After pressing the "Publish" button I was surprised with message that my dataset(s) are "in the moderation" process that I wasn't ...
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Where I can post a supplementary video for my published paper?

I have a paper submitted and accepted in a journal (Biology and Environmental Sciences) and it has a supplementary file which is a short video coverage, however, the journal does not support this but ...
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How to cite a specific living document in a GitHub repository?

I want to cite the Ethereum Project's white paper. It was the document that announced the project and outlined its philosophies, properties, etc. However, in 2014 they moved the paper to GitHub and ...
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Regarding self-archiving embargos, what is the "official publication" date?

Springer's self-archiving policy states: Authors may self-archive the author’s accepted manuscript of their articles on their own websites. Authors may also deposit this version of the article ...
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What counts as a "prior version" in Springer's self-archiving policy?

Springer's self-archiving policy ( https://www.springer.com/gp/open-access/authors-rights/self-archiving-policy/2124 ) says: By signing the Copyright Transfer Statement you still retain ...
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Making technical reports available

I'm in the field of engineering, electrical engineering specifically. I find myself with several technical reports and notes I've written over the years, and some colleagues have asked me for these. I ...
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Does a ResearchGate profile count as a "personal website" for green OA purposes?

According to SHERPA/RoMEO, many journals permit post-review preprints to be uploaded immediately to an author's "personal website", but apply an embargo period to "open access repositories" (example). ...
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Public archives for PhD thesis

I am aware that PhD theses can be self archived in university site, personal webpage or sites like researchgate (ePrint Archive for PhD Dissertation in the Social Sciences). I am not really fond of ...
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Submit my R-package to CRAN or Bioconductor?

I have a new academics R-package for bioinformatics and I would like to submit my package online. Where I should submit? If I submit to Bioconductor, they have a 6 months release cycle. What about ...
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What is the average waiting time for a paper deposited to an open archive such as HAL?

I recently deposited a research article to the HAL open archive, and I am waiting for a PDF version of this article to be reviewed and made available online through this archive. It seems as if ...
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Is there a repository for academic slides?

Open access repositories like arXiv make it easy to archive one's papers at a stable place where everyone can download them. However, in my field (computer science), many publications are conference ...
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May authors opt-out of the proceedings of a conference?

Many conferences in my field (theoretical CS) are organised as follows. They are run by academics, as an endowement, scientific association, or some other not-for-profit organization. Each year, ...
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Centralized DB For EU Projects' Publications & Deliverables

A lot of times I face a difficulty in finding the public deliverables and/or publications lists of EU FP6 and even EU FP7 projects. Usually, these are hosted on the respective projects' websites. ...
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Where can I obtain the content of closed MOOCs? [closed]

MOOCs are often not as open as their name would suggest. For example, Coursera will soon remove hundreds of classes from its website, and many courses are not open for enrollment after the course is ...
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Are there any data repositories commonly used in conjunction with arXiv? [duplicate]

I will soon be posting an article to arXiv, and I have supplementary data that is approximately 800MB in size, which I would like to make available somewhere. Are there any data repositories that are ...
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Is there an archive like arxiv.org for agricultural papers?

Is there any internet archive like arxiv.org intended for publication of agriculture-related conference papers or similar?
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Are there open-access, free, non-topical academic data and research archives?

I am looking for an archive where anyone can deposit both data and research papers, which does not require creators or users to pay, does not require registration for users to access materials (hence ...
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What to do with research results while being in high school?

I have written a math paper on combinatorics (a generalization of a math olympiad problem) and am looking to get it published. I believe I have discovered something new (although I don't claim it is "...
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Is there a master list of journals? [closed]

I'm looking for a repository of journal data. More specifically, a listing of every known journal name and various attributes such as ISSN, rankings, peer review, etc. I know Cabell's offers this ...
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Software to create repositories of students' software projects

I want to be able to store the software projects my students submit so I can catch plagiarism. Some students copy work from previous years and it would be really helpful if I could find a way to store ...
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Advantages or disadvantages of using public repositories for paper writing?

What are pros and cons of using public version control system such as github for writing my papers and reports ? Is it good to store copies of papers/reports being submitted to conference/journals on ...
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Which is better at verifying that a conference is reliable: Scopus, IEEE Xplore or DBLP?

In the case that I got one paper published, which of the aforementioned repositories have more relevance (so that I can determine that my work has not been published in a nobody-knows-about, fake ...
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How do you cite a Github repository?

I am working on a honours thesis and have developed a Fortran library that I would like to cite in it. In some places they suggest to quote the documentation of the project but this is something I ...
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Repositories of funded research projects in different countries?

I am looking for different national repositories (US, Canada, Australia, UK, etc.) of funded research projects, similar to what Cordis does in EU. Any suggestions? I am after any repository that list ...
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Where to upload a reprint (post-print) of my publication?

I used to self-archive papers on my homepage in the institute where I was doing phd. I just noticed that my homepage and the reprints were removed -- that's normal, I'm not working in that institute ...
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How complete are academic databases?

Right now I'm using Web of Knowledge, ScienceDirect, etc. to find papers to read and get some metadata. My university has a subscription, so this is nice. As far as I know these databases simply have ...
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