Promoting the Progress of Open Science

How the OSR works

Click here to find out how the Open Science Repository works helping researchers from around the world to publish their papers under open access.

The Open Science Repository publishes original research papers under open access. All papers in the Open Science Repository are open-access papers, readers do not need to pay to get access to full research content.

Researchers from all fields of science can publish original papers and other scholarly communications through the sections of the Open Science Repository.



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The Open Science Repository receives submissions of original research papers on all fields of science. See publication features below.


Editorial review

An editor evaluates every submitted paper for compliance with the ethical guidelines of the repository. All papers remain open to moderated reviews from readers.


Citation information

Each field of the Open Science Repository corresponds to a journal name.

For example, if Open Science Repository Medicine publishes a paper, the APA citation will display like this:


Authors' names. (Year). Title of the Paper. Open Science Repository Medicine, Online (open-access), page number. doi:10.7392/openaccess.paperID


DOI

Papers in the Open Science Repository receive a distinct DOI URL from the International DOI Foundation, for persistent online access throughout the scientific community.


Publication license

The Open Science Repository publishes original papers under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY).

The license means that authors retain ownership of the copyright and anyone can use the published content provided the original authors and source are cited. It is similar to the licenses of other leading open-access journals, like PLOS.


Precedence and preservation

Once a researcher submits a paper, the Open Science Repository automatically creates a record registering the date, time and content of the submission.

The Open Science Repository stores copies of the papers in the cloud for extended digital access and preservation.


Indexing

Google Search usually indexes papers in few days and Google Scholar in some weeks. All papers receive proper production for indexing by other scientific directories.


Submission process

Before submitting a full original paper, send preliminary information to the chosen section. An editor will evaluate whether the research paper qualifies for submission.


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