Repository: BodoArXiv

Full Name: BodoArXiv
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Description: BodoArXiv gathers scholarly literature in medieval studies across the disciplines. It provides an open, non-profit repository for papers at different stages of gestation, including works that may later find themselves in article form and/or behind a paywall.
Accepted Content Types: Working papers (or unrefereed preprint), Preprints, Post-prints
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Contact: contact+[email protected] or [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: Medieval studies, Digitial Humanities and international and area studies
Keywords: Medieval studies, Digital Humanities
Launch Date: Mar-19
Platform: Open Science Framework
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 82
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 6/18/21
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Community operators pay a fee based on usage and COS subsidizes the other portion through fundraised support
Countries: <a href="">United States</a>
Owner Full Name: Center for Open Science controls and owns the infrastructure; Steering Board of volunteers run the platform
Owner Short Name: COS
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Ownership Type: Individual or community
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes : includes researchers.
User Committees: Yes : Steering Commitee
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
Functional Description: Yes via FAQ :
Interoperability: No
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Identifier, Publication/deposition date, Author name(s), Abstract, Relational link to final journal publication (e.g. in crossref metadata), License type(s), Subject category
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via API
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: None
Persistence of Content: COS Preservation Fund to maintain read access for 50+ years
Preservation Policy:
Function Service Details
Commenting/Annotation Local function Yes : Commenting (including annotation plug-ins)
Endorsement Local function Yes, via Plaudit
Endorsement Plaudit
Indexing/Search Local function Yes : Google Scholar, SHARE, Microsoft Academic, Unpaywall
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Indexing/Search SHARE
Indexing/Search Microsoft Academic
Indexing/Search Unpaywall
Metrics Local function Downloads are visible to everyone
Academic Applicant Only?: No
Accepted Content Formats: PDF, Word doc
Accepted Content Languages: European languages, Arabic, Greek and Hebrew. Papers in additional languages will be held in the moderation queue until we can get them read.
Accepted Content Level: Research and scholary content
Accepted Supplementary Content:
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Availability of Associated Content:
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: No license, CC-By Attribution 4.0 International, CC0 1.0 Universal
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator : [email protected]
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email administrator
Moderation: In retrospect : Our policy involves a five-point checklist, confirming that papers are (1) scholarly, (2) in research areas that we support, (3) are plausibly categorized, (4) are correctly attributed, and (5) are in languages that we moderate.
Peer Review Status Indication: No
Persistent Identifier: DOI, single DOI retained for all versions
Remaining Indrawn Item: Basic information remains on a tombstone page
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
Time from Submission to Posting: 2 to 3 days
Versioning Policy: Accepts new version. All version are archieved and visible for readers.
Who can Deposit?: Anyone can post on the platform. Only an account is required ( The creation of the account is free).
Withdrawal Authorisation: At Author's request or by the platform
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Plagiarism, false or inaccurate content