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What is a DOI and how does it help my research?


In order for an SSRN submission to receive a DOI (Digital Object Identifier), it must meet the following requirements: 

  • be included under your Scholarly Papers on your Author Page
  • be part of the Working Papers Series (WPS)
  • have the full-text PDF uploaded with the submission

Generally, eligible submissions are assigned a DOI within about a week; however, turnaround may be longer due to processing delays. Once processing is complete, the DOI will display in the Suggestion Citation on your paper's abstract page.

Q: If I upload a reference to the published version of the paper in the reference section of the submission form with the DOI for the published version, won't my paper have two DOIs?

 A: The DOI for the SSRN preprint version is a reference to the preprint version of your paper. The DOI in the reference section of your public abstract page is a reference to the PUBLISHED version of the paper.

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