Repository: EdArXiv

Full Name: EdArXiv
Short Name (or Acronym):
Description: A Preprint Server For The Education Research Community
Accepted Content Types: Journal articles, working papers, conference material, Preprints
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Contact: contact+[email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: Relating to education research
Keywords: Education, Social Sciences, OSF
Launch Date: Jun-19
Platform: Open Science Framework
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 793
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 6/14/21
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
Owner Short Name: COS
Owner URL:
Ownership Type: Individual or community
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes : includes researchers.
User Committees:
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: No
Interoperability: Yes via API
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Identifier, Publication/deposition date, Author name(s), Abstract, Author affiliation(s), License type(s)
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via API
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata:
Persistence of Content: Yes : 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
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Metrics Local function Downloads are visible to everyone
Metrics Altmetric
Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: PDF, Word doc
Accepted Content Languages: Any language
Accepted Content Level: Research only
Accepted Supplementary Content: full text, figures, data, image, coding, analyses. This is associated with the article via a specific link
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Availability of Associated Content:
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: No license, GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) 3.0, GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) 2.1, CC-By Attribution 4.0 International, Artistic License 2.0, CC0 1.0 Universal, BSD 3-Clause "New"/"Revised" License, BSD 2-Clause "Simplified" License, Apache License 2.0, CC-By Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International, CC-By Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International, Academic Free License (AFL) 3.0, Eclipse Public License 1.0, Mozilla Public License 2.0, MIT License, GNU General Public License (GPL) 3.0, GNU General Public License (GPL) 2.0
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email administrator
Moderation: Beforehand : Akismet spam filtering (automatic on all OSF content) , Content within scope. Conflict of Interest, Data, code availability, Preregistration availability, All authors consent to posting
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:
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: Platform
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Plagiarism, false or inaccurate content