Repository: IndiaRxiv

Full Name: IndiaRxiv
Short Name (or Acronym): IndiaRxiv
Description: Preprints repository server for India
Accepted Content Types: All article types, datasets, posters, Preprints
Certificate or Labels:
Closure Date: No funds to support for its sustainability. Now working with other agencies to host the same perpetually without any financial obligations.
Contact: [email protected], [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: All scientific fileds
Keywords: India, OPS
Launch Date: Aug-19
Platform: Open Preprint Systems
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 148 on OSF, 2 on OPS
Repository Type: National Common open archive platform
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 7/21/21
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
Objectives: Anyone who have interests in Open Access, Open Data and Open Education are invited to join the community and take forward the open access movement in India by participating in the discussions/initiatives which would influence the policy makers, managers, researchers, scholarly societies to adopt Open Access policy for their research outputs.
Countries: <a href="">India</a>
Owner Full Name: Owned by Open Access India hosted & supported by Centre for Open Science
Owner Short Name: OAI
Owner URL:
Ownership Type: 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
Backups: Harvested by various repositories such as
Functional Description: No
Interoperability: Yes, via COS's SHARE
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: The content is kept by OSFto be visible. Advisory team advises to turn to RINarxiv to post new content.
Function Service Details
Bibliographic References Management Local function Yes : Citation styles are inbuilt
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, OpenAire
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Indexing/Search SHARE
Indexing/Search Microsoft Academic
Indexing/Search Unpaywall
Indexing/Search OpenAire explore
Metrics Local function Downloads are visible to everyone
Plagiarism Detection Local function via COS's SHARE
Plagiarism Detection SHARE
Text Mining Local function Yes, article PDFs are freely avaialble
Academic Applicant Only?: 0
Accepted Content Formats: PDF, Word doc, LaTeX
Accepted Content Languages: All languages accepted
Accepted Content Level: All level accepted
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: Can be contacted via Support/Contact email
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Can be contacted via Support/Contact email
Moderation: Modereated for checking spam and relevance to India context as its for country, India
Peer Review Status Indication: No
Persistent Identifier: DOI
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?:
Withdrawal Authorisation: At author's request with moderator approval
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Plagiarism, false or inaccurate content