Prepare your paper according to the instructions below.
Save the paper in PDF format. OpenOffice is a good tool to save text files as PDF.
File security properties must be set to "No Security". Go to "Properties", "Security" under the File menu of your PDF reader/composer to check or change security properties.
The Open Science Repository allows only one single file for each paper. Ensure that the entire content is presented by the single PDF document that you will upload.
Maximum file size is 10 MB.
You can use any text editor to prepare the paper provided you are able to save the final version in PDF format.
We suggest use of font size 12 for body text.
Format the paper in the way you consider most appropriate, following these instructions:
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The Open Science Repository accepts papers written in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese.
Since no content of the submitted PDF paper is changed, spelling and grammar adequacies are responsibilities of the authors. Authors are encouraged to use language-editing and copy-editing services to improve presentation of their papers.
By uploading a manuscript to the Open Science Repository, authors adhere to this Submission Agreement.
The Open Science Repository moderates every submitted paper. The moderation and publication processes take up to 10 days on average. Depending on the field to which the paper is submitted, this time period can be shorter or longer.
An appraisal notice is sent to the corresponding author to inform of approval and publication. We might ask for clarifications or suggest improvements prior to the final decision.
Once a paper is published, authors can no longer modify or withdraw it from the repository.
If the authors need to publish corrections, deletions or additions to the paper, they must publish them as another paper, following the full submission process, or as an open review comment.
Click here to submit the paper: Submit Online.