Repository: Bepress Legal Repository

Full Name: Bepress Legal Repository
Short Name (or Acronym):
Description: The bepress Legal Repository offers working papers and pre-prints from scholars and professionals at top law schools around the world.
Accepted Content Types: Journal Articles, Reports and Working Papers, Preprints
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Closure Date:
Contact: [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: Law and Politics
Keywords: Law, Politics, Repository
Launch Date: Jul-04
Platform: Digital Commons
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 169 686
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use:
Last Update: 5/28/21
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: For Profit
Funding: Internal funding
Objectives: We empower academic communities to showcase their works and expertise for maximum impact.
Countries: <a href="">United States</a>
Owner Full Name: Berkeley Electronic Press
Owner Short Name: Bepress
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Ownership Type: Academic Software firm
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Access to Content: Anyone may access full items free of charge
Access to Metadata: Anyone may access the metadata free of charge
Account Creation: Only needed for submission. It's free
Functional Description: Yes : Accessibility Statement
Interoperability: Yes via API
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Author(s), Abstract, Discipline, Date of the version, Recommended Citation
Method for Reuse of Metadata:
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: For nonprofit and commercial use : Allowed, with conditions: The OAI Identifier and/or a link to the original metadata must be given. The Repository must be mentioned.
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Function Service Details
Indexing/Search Local function Yes : Google Scholar
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Metrics Local function Downloads are visible to author(s) only
Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: PDF
Accepted Content Languages: English
Accepted Content Level: Research only
Accepted Supplementary Content:
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Author PID: No
Availability of Associated Content:
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email Administrator
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: No
Peer Review Status Indication: No
Persistent Identifier: No persistent identifier
Remaining Indrawn Item: Papers are totally removed
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
Time from Submission to Posting:
Versioning Policy: Accepts new version (replace the older)
Who can Deposit?: Authors from associated Universities
Withdrawal Authorisation: Send an email to [email protected] and we will remove the paper for you.
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. You can ask anytime to remove your paper from the repository