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How do I submit to SSRN?
Submitting a paper to SSRN is a simple process. To submit a paper follow the steps below, watch the video, or click on the attached pdf "SSRN Submission Process Instructions."
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How do I revise a submission?
To revise a submission follow these instructions:   Sign in to
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Can I post external links?
Yes. You can link to SSRN from external sites. You are welcome to share the link to your SSRN papers or author page. We do not hold the copyright to any of your works on our site, so you do not need S...
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Do you have a Non-English submission?
Handling Non-English Submissions In order for a Non-English paper to be publicly available and searchable on SSRN, the author must provide both the English and non-English ve
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What is needed for my SSRN Submission to be accepted?
The following checklist will help you determine what you need to get started before submitting a paper to SSRN.   Submission Checklist
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What is SSRN's ISSN Number?
SSRN ISSN Number An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique eight-digit number used to identify a periodical publication at a specific media type.
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What can I do on SSRN?
SSRN Starts Here From browsing the expansive repository with close to 1 million papers to submitting a paper and viewing the online analytics, SSRN has something for everyone. For a quick overview of ...
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What is a DOI and how does it help my research?
A DOI (digital object identifier) is a unique and persistent link to specific electronically published content. DOIs make a paper significantly easier to find and cite.
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The system says my email is already in use, what do I do now?
You may get the following message when trying to add a new email to your own or another author's account: Email address [insert email] can not be added to the system!
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How do I fix issues with my PDF?
Are you getting PDF corrupt message or a problem with your fonts? Corrupt PDF's or Errors from PDF generation are rare, but when they do happen, alternative saving methods can be helpful.
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What are my paper's Citation and References on SSRN?
SSRN's Citations Service has two important elements: The first element is a reference extraction algorithm that can extract citations of your papers on SSRN when it is uploaded or revised. The service...
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How do I change the status of my Paper?
Follow the steps below to change the status of your paper(s).   To make a private paper public:
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How do I add authors to my submission?
NOTE: These instructions assume that you have already submitted your paper. If you have not submitted your paper please go to the How to Create a New SSRN Submissio
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How do I add a Reference to my SSRN paper?
Identifying a paper as Accepted or Working Paper For more detailed instructions with screens, please visit the "How to Create a New SSRN Submissi
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How do I navigate the SSRN Submission Form?
Navigating the SSRN Form The SSRN Submission Form is divided into seven sections. Click on each section to expand the contents. You can expand all the sections at once by click on the “Expand All Sect...
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What are JEL Codes?
"JEL" stands for Journal of Economic Literature, which is the publication JEL codes were originally designed to be used in. You may have noticed there is a JEL codes field under the Abstract section o...
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How do I add classifications to my paper?
What are SSRN's specialized Subject Area Networks? SSRN’s six global research disciplines are home to relevant Subject Area Networks which provide a space for the easy discoverability of research with...
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Why do I have multiple versions of my Paper on SSRN?
If more than one version of your paper has been submitted by either a co-author, paper series, or publisher the system will automatically group these papers together based on the title. If there is so...
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What is needed in the "Abstract" section of the submission form?
Adding an Abstract to a Submission An abstract (summary of the paper) is needed to submit your paper to SSRN. Type or copy and paste the abstract/summary of the paper into the Abstract Body field. Cop...
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Has my paper distributed in SSRN's eJournals?
SSRN's Subject Matter eJournal distribution promotes early-stage research through dissemination to a global subscriber audience. Authors may choose up to 12 subject-specific eJournals. The eJournal se...
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What is a Health Science Case Report?
A case report is a detailed report of the symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of an individual patient. Health Science case reports are professional narratives that provide feedback o...
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What do I need to do to submit a Health Science Case Report?
Some content types, such as Health Science Case Reports, have additional requirements such as evidence that patient confidentiality, patient consent, and conflict of interest and/or funding concerns h...
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What is PlumX Metrics?
PlumX Metrics is Plum Analytics’ comprehensive, item-level metrics that provide insights into the ways people interact with individual pieces of research output (articles, conference proceedings, book...
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The significance of SSRN Rankings
Paper Statistics, Rankings, and PlumX Metrics are just three of the ways researchers can determine the global impact of their work.   What information can be found on t
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I submitted my paper. Why is it displaying a "Not Submitted" status on my My Papers page?
Your submission may be placed back into a “Not Submitted” status by SSRN staff if one or more of the following pieces of information is missing from your original submission. Click on
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