Your Publisher's Policies

SHERPA/RoMEO Publisher Copyright Policies & Self-Archiving and search by publisher or journal title.  This website makes clear whether the publisher allows you to archive a pre-print, post-print, or publisher’s .pdf.

Help at OSU Libraries

If the process of archiving your work seems a bit overwhelming, the OSU Libraries will be glad to help you. You might consider placing your work in our digital repository, ScholarsArchive@OSU. ScholarsArchive@OSU is Oregon State University's digital service for gathering, indexing, making available and storing the scholarly work of the Oregon State University community. It also includes materials from outside the institution in support of the university's land, sun, sea and space grant missions and other research interests.


For examples of a collection, see the University Libraries collection of Papers, Articles and Conference Proceedings. To visit specific collections, see Communities and Collections (link = at ScholarsArchive @OSU. CAS faculty and staff might be interested in the Agricultural Experiment Station or College of Agricultural Sciences collections (click on entries under Browse or Discover).

To deposit your scholarly material with ScholarsArchive:

  1. Review the ScholarsArchive@OSU home page or faculty page
  2. You can then
    • Request that ScholarsArchive@OSU have a collection created for your unit and/or for yourself.
    • Submit your scholarly materials yourself or send an email with your scholarly materials attached to ScholarsArchive@OSU
  3. For this and other information contact

Preserving and Sharing Data

Visit the home page for OSU Libraries Research Data Services