Repository: engrxiv

Full Name: engrxiv
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Description: The open archive of engineering
Accepted Content Types: Journal Articles, Preprints
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Contact: [email protected].
Disciplinary Scope: Civil Engineering, Computers and IT, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials
Keywords: Engineering, IT, Computers
Launch Date: Jul-16
Platform: Open Science Framework
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 2 398
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 9/25/22
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Institutional and individual donations
Objectives: Engineering Archive is partnered with the Public Knowledge Project to build a free, open access, open source archive for engineering research and design. The initiative responds to growing recognition of the need for faster, open sharing of research and design on a truly open access platform for all engineering disciplines
Countries: <a href="">United States</a>
Owner Full Name: Open Engineering Inc
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Ownership Type: Open access scientific journal
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes : engrXiv is directed by a steering committee of engineers.
User Committees: engrXiv is directed by a steering committee of members of the engineering librarian community
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
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Identifier (e.g. DOI), 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:
Persistence of Content: No
Preservation Policy:
Function Service Details
Commenting/Annotation Plaudit
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
Writing/Formatting Overleaf
Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: PDF, Word doc, LaTeX
Accepted Content Languages: Any language - English preferred, title and abstract must be in English, nonEnglish translations can be submitted as versions
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: CC BY
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator; helpdesk support from COS
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email administrator; helpdesk support from COS
Moderation: Beforehand : Content within scope , Legal compliance
Peer Review Status Indication: Yes
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: A few 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 with moderator approval
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Contravention of copyright, ethical and legal issues