Repository: Open Anthropology Research Repository

Full Name: Open Anthropology Research Repository
Short Name (or Acronym): OARR
Description: Prepublication platform covering all aspects of anthropological research, hosting preprints, teaching materials, conference papers, and posters.
Accepted Content Types: Preprints, posters, conference papers / abstracts, and teaching materials
Certificate or Labels:
Closure Date:
Contact: [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: Anthropological science
Keywords: Anthropological science
Launch Date: 2019
Platform: Atypon
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 144
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 7/20/21
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Internal funding
Objectives: OARR: Open Anthropology Research Repository is a community server established by the American Anthropological Association to improve and accelerate the discovery and dissemination of anthropological work, including preprints, teaching materials, and papers and posters presented at disciplinary meetings worldwide in any language.
Countries: <a href="">United States</a>
Owner Full Name: American Anthropological Association
Owner Short Name: AAA
Owner URL:
Ownership Type: Scientific Society
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes : includes researchers. If you are interested in joining the OARR editorial board and reviewing submissions, please send an email to [email protected] that includes a copy of your CV as well as what subfields and languages in which you are comfortable reviewing.
User Committees: The editorial board will be composed of volunteers and strives to represent the diversity of the field of anthropology, as well as speak to its variety of subfields. There is also an Advisory Group : If you are interested in joining the OARR editorial board and reviewing submissions, please send an email to [email protected] that includes a copy of your CV as well as what subfields and languages in which you are comfortable reviewing.
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: Yes, monthly
Functional Description: Yes via FAQ
Interoperability: Yes via API
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Author(s), Published Online, abstract, topics, funder(s), Licence
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via API
Open Source: No
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: None
Persistence of Content: Yes, DOIs are deposited into crossref
Preservation Policy:
Function Service Details
Bibliographic References Management Local function Yes : RIS (ProCite, Reference Manager), EndNote, BibTeX, Medlars and RefWorks
Indexing/Search Local function Yes : Google, Google Scholar, CrossRef
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Indexing/Search Crossref
Metrics Local function Downloads are visible to everyone
Metrics Altmetric
Plagiarism Detection Local function Yes, iThenticate
Plagiarism Detection ithenticate
Text Mining Local function Yes : OARR does allow text and metadata mining, it supports and participates in the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) and it is a registered Open Archive Initiative Protocol for Metadata (OAI-PMH) data-provider.
Academic Applicant Only?: No
Accepted Content Formats: PDF, LaTeX, or Word doc
Accepted Content Languages: Any language
Accepted Content Level: Research and scholary content
Accepted Supplementary Content: Supplemental files directly related to the primary content may also be uploaded, although not as regular files. Supplemental files can be more varied, including image files, code, data sets, etc. All images should include alt text and image descriptions.
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Availability of Associated Content: No
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: Authors are provided with a choice of licenses: CC-BY-NC-ND, CC-BY-NC, or CC-BY
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email administrator
Moderation: Beforehand : checking for plagiarism, offensive, dangerous, and/or non-scholarly content
Peer Review Status Indication: Yes
Persistent Identifier: DOI
Remaining Indrawn Item: Supression of metadata, DOI, etc
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
Time from Submission to Posting: Within 7 business 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: By the adminstrator, based on the request of the author or third party
Withdrawal Policy: No. Copyright infringement, plagiarism