Repository: LIS Scholarship Archive

Full Name: LIS Scholarship Archive
Short Name (or Acronym): LISSA
Description: LISSA is a place where anyone can have access to library and information science scholarship, in all its forms. As librarians and archivists, we are committed to service permanence, sustainability, discoverability, and ease of access and use.
Accepted Content Types: Articles, Reports, Metadata, Oral histories, Manuscripts, Pre-/post-prints, Data, Code, Promotion packets, Student work, Posters, Book Chapters
Certificate or Labels:
Closure Date: Not mentionned
Contact: [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: Library and Information science
Keywords: Library, OSF, Information science
Launch Date: Jul-17
Platform: Open Science Framework
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 311
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Closed to Submission Only
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
Owner Full Name: Center for Open Science controls and owns the infrastructure; Steering Board of volunteers run the platform (
Owner Short Name:
Owner URL:
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 ( and submission guidelines
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: LISSA is no longer able to accept new submissions. Existing content will remain accessible as part of COS's ongoing commitment to Open Science.
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: Any language
Accepted Content Level: Scholary content
Accepted Supplementary Content: For more informations on associated content you can go to this page :
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Availability of Associated Content:
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: Authors are provided with a choice of licenses: CC0 (public domain), CC BY, CC BY-NC-ND, No license (copyright holder and year), CC BY-SA, Academic Free License (AFL) 3.0, Artistic License 2.0, MIT License, Eclipse Public License 1.0, BSD 2-Clause; BSD 3-Clause, GNU LGPL 2.1, GNP LGPL 3.0, GNU GPL 2.0, GNU GPL 3.0, Apache License 2.0, Mozilla Public License; with no preference for which license chosen
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email administrator
Moderation: In retrospect : Misconduct or integrity checks, Akismet spam filtering (automatic on all OSF content), Content within scope
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: Same day
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. At author's request with moderator approval
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Offensive or harassing to people or groups, particularly based on age, body size, disability, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, language, level of experience, nationality, personal appearance, race, religion, socioeconomic status, or sexual identity and orientation.