How and why I self-archive – four researchers report their views

Many reasons are given for self-archiving, and self-archivers follow many different practices. We asked four researchers from different disciplines how and why they self-archive their research results. We also asked the researchers about their views on the promotion of self-archiving. This is the seventh part of the Think Open blog’s article series on self-archiving.

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Two-point checklist about self-archiving for University of Helsinki researchers

Does self-archiving of research articles seem difficult or laborious? It’s not. Basically, there is only two things you need to remember about self-archiving at the University of Helsinki (if you want to choose the easiest way). This is the sixth part of Think Open blog’s article series on self-archiving.

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Four small steps – how to publish your paper openly in Helda repository

Many researchers would like to publish their articles openly in the University of Helsinki’s digital repository Helda, but don’t know how it happens. No fear, it is not difficult at all! In this blog text we will show you in plain language how everybody can self-archive their articles (publisher’s policies permitting) in few minutes. This is the third part of Think Open blog’s article series on self-archiving.

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Which version of the article can I submit to the digital repository?

Roughly 80 % of publishers allow self-archiving of some version of the article in open repositories and the most common version allowed is the accepted manuscript (post-print). For this reason, it is most important to keep a copy of the final manuscript which includes the modifications from peer review. The second part of the Think Open blog’s self-archiving series deals with the article versions.

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