Repository: PsyArXiv

Full Name: PsyArXiv
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Description: A free preprint service for the psychological sciences
Accepted Content Types: Working papers, unpublished work, and articles under review (preprints)
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Contact: support+[email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: Engineering Psychology, Life Sciences, Meta-science, Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Keywords: Pyschology, OSF
Launch Date: Sept-16
Platform: Open Science Framework
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 16 187
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use:
Last Update: 5/20/21
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: External financial support
Objectives: The Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science (SIPS) brings together scholars working to improve methods and practices in psychological science.
Countries: <a href="">United States</a>
Owner Full Name: The Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science and Center for Open Science
Owner Short Name: SIPS
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Ownership Type: Professional organization
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes : Scientific 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: Free, Only needed for submission
Backups: Yes : COS Preservation Fund to maintain read access for 50+ years
Functional Description: No
Interoperability: Yes via API
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Author(s), Abstract
Method for Reuse of Metadata:
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: None
Persistence of Content: Yes : COS Preservation Fund to maintain read access for 50+ years
Preservation Policy:
Function Service Details
Commenting/Annotation Local function Commenting (including annotation plug-ins)
Commenting/Annotation Plaudit
Endorsement Local function Yes, via Plaudit
Endorsement Plaudit
Indexing/Search Local function Yes : Google Scholar
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Metrics Local function Downloads are visible to everyone
Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: PDF
Accepted Content Languages: English
Accepted Content Level: Research only
Accepted Supplementary Content: Supplementary data can be associated on the same page
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Availability of Associated Content: Material associated with journal is hosted also by the platform
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: CC0 (specifically, CC0 1.0 Universal), which places work in the public domain, and CC-By (CC-By Attribution 4.0 International) which allows others to use and build on a work as long as they give the original author credit.
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism:
Peer Review Status Indication: No
Persistent Identifier: DOI
Remaining Indrawn Item:
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
Time from Submission to Posting: About 72 hours
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:
Withdrawal Policy: No.