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ScholarWorks Submission Process for Faculty, Staff, and Researchers

If you have questions about depositing your work, please contact us at librarypublishing@brandeis.edu.

If you do not hold the copyright to your work, or it was not published open access, you will need to get permission in writing from the copyright holder(s). If you have questions, visit the Open Access section of our site for more information.

Step-by-Step Instructions for depositing research in ScholarWorks

ScholarWorks homepage, Research Profiles on top banner, Researcher Profiles box

  • When you select Research Profile, you can search for your profile or view other profiles as well. If you don't see your name or have a profile, please email metadata@brandeis.edu

Search box for ScholarWorks on the Researcher Profile homepage

  • In the top right hand corner, select  "Sign In". You will be prompted to enter your Brandeis credentials. 
  • After signing in, you will see your Profile information. Not all of the information that is displayed in your profile appears on the public-facing interface (for example, your phone number)
  • Located at the top of the page, click the button "Add Content" 

Add Content button

  • After selecting "Add Content", select the type of work you are depositing - book chapter, article, conference paper, etc. If it's a journal article, you can add the DOI.
  • Add the file. 

Step 1 of depositing content into ScholarWorks

  • After you have added your file, you can add the license (if you know it), a file description, some basic information

edit file information

example of file information

  • After entering the basic information, you can add additional information such as research topics, other contributors/authors, set your role, and an abstract/summary.

Describe your work, title, research topics, related people and abstract

  • Next, you'll add more specific information such as status, journal title, ISSN, DOI, volume, issue, date, peer reviewed, and language

Specify, ad status, journal title, ISSN, DOI, PMID, volume, issue, date, season, language, is it peer reviewed

  • If your scholarship was funded, you can add the grant information 

Enter grant information

  • The last step is to review and agree to the deposit terms and conditions. On this last page, you can also add copyright information and any other additional notes. If everything looks fine, select "Submit".

Submit button, additional notes, copyright information, and terms and conditions

  • Once you select "Submit", you will be taken back to your profile page and a small blue button will appear with the text "Your Asset as Been Successfully Deposited".
  • You can check it from your Profile - select "Output" to view your most recent deposit.

Profile, output