Email your final accepted peer-reviewed manuscript to firstname.lastname@example.org. The DRO Team will create a Staff Profile record, transfer a copy record to DRO, check the publisher's repository policy and deposit your file OR
The version accepted for publication by the publisher, including changes arising from peer-review, but before copyediting, typesetting and proof correction. If you use Microsoft Word, it would be your final revised Word version - but we will convert and upload as a PDF. View Research England's diagram showing the accepted manuscript as part of the publication process.
Publishers' repository or author self-archiving policies are found on copyright agreements, licences and publishers’ websites. But the DRO Team will check the details for you when you provide your accepted manuscript or email the DRO Team and ask them to check. Below are summary details of ten leading academic publishers.
The DRO team use Sherpa Romeo to initially check embargo periods and publisher policies. You can do this by entering the journal title you wish to publish in and the different open access options will be displayed - if you are wishing to publish green open access you can check the embargo periods for authors' accepted manuscripts in institutional repositories.
Other journal checker tools you may find useful include the Plan S Journal Checker Tool. Currently, some funders such as the Wellcome Trust request authors check journals are Plan S compliant before submitting articles.
If a publication record has been created in the Staff Profile system, and you have been correctly linked to the record then:
If the record still fails to display, please email the DRO Team for further options.