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 How do I change the status of my Paper?

Solution

Follow the steps below to change the status of your paper(s).

 

To make a private paper public:

  1. Sign in to SSRN.

  2. Select "My Papers" from the left-hand navigation

  3. Scroll down to the Privately Available Papers section of your My Papers page.

  4. Identify the paper you want to make public and click on the "Revise" button in the Revise column

  5. In the Submission Form click on the "Availability" section

  6. You can specify if you want the paper to be searchable and whether or not you want it to appear on your My Author page. If you want it to be public select "Yes"

  7. Click on the "Submit Revision" button in the Status box.

  8. Your revised changes will be made immediately publicly available.

 

 

 

 

To make a Public paper Private:

  1. Sign in to SSRN

  2. Select "My Papers" from the left-hand navigation

  3. Scroll down to the Public Papers section of your My Papers page

  4. Identify the paper you want to make private and click on the "Modify" button

  5. Select "Make Private"

  6. You can also select make private within the submission form

 

Follow the steps below to Remove, Make Private, or Inactive your paper on SSRN

You may remove papers at any time by going to the "My Papers" section of your account on HQ and clicking "Modify" next to the submission.  You will have three options to choose from: 

  1. Remove the attached PDF file but leave the abstract in SSRN's eLibrary.  The abstract only submission will remain publicly available and searchable in SSRN's eLibrary and will still display on your Author Page in the "Scholarly Papers" section.
  2. Make it Privately Available - Remove it from SSRN's search engine. The paper will be moved to the "Privately Available" section of your My Papers page and will not display on your Author Page.  If you want it displayed in the "Other Papers" section of your Author Page, check the "Include on Author Page" box next to the submission.  
  3. Make it Inactive - Remove it from SSRN's eLibrary. The paper will be removed from the SSRN eLibrary. It will display in the "inactive" section of your My Papers page and will not display on your Author Page. 

NOTE: Detaching the PDF from the submission will reset the downloads to zero.

 

If you need further assistance, submit a Ticket, and the Support Team will gladly assist.

 

 
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