Repository: LawArxiv

Full Name: LawArxiv
Short Name (or Acronym):
Accepted Content Types: Journal Articles, Preprints
Certificate or Labels:
Closure Date: Closed in 2020
Contact: [email protected].
Disciplinary Scope: Legal Research
Keywords: Legal Research, Law, OSF
Launch Date: Apr-17
Platform: Open Science Framework
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 1 393
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Closed to Submission Only
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 5/31/21
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: Aggregate search results from a variety of other preprint providers such as arXiv, bioRxiv, PeerJ, CogPrints and others
Countries: <a href="">United States</a>
Owner Full Name: Center for Open Science
Owner Short Name: COS
Owner URL:
Ownership Type: Charity
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes : Legal Scholarship Advisory Board.
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: Not necessary to access the content
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: The content is kept by OSF
Function Service Details
Commenting/Annotation Local function Yes : Commenting (including annotation plug-ins)
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
Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: PDF, Word doc
Accepted Content Languages: English
Accepted Content Level: Research only
Accepted Supplementary Content: Associated files (data and software) can be uploaded at the time of submission and will be hosted alongside the paper.
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Availability of Associated Content:
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: Authors are provided with a choice of licenses: CC BY Attribution 4.0 International, CC0 1.0 Universal, No license; with no preference for which license chosen
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator; helpdesk support from COS
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: No
Peer Review Status Indication: No
Persistent Identifier: DOI, single DOI retained for all versions
Remaining Indrawn Item:
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:
Withdrawal Policy: No.