University of Leeds staff: Depositing your publications through the Leeds Publication Database - 'Symplectic'
Symplectic holds a comprehensive collection of research outputs for the University of Leeds. If you are University of Leeds staff, you can log in to Symplectic with your usual computer username and password. White Rose Research Online (WRRO) works in conjunction with Symplectic to make your publications freely available where (i) you have uploaded the text of the work and (ii) copyright permits. Need help using Symplectic? Try the Quick Start Guide or the movie on how to upload full text to Symplectic . The screenshots below are out of date although full text upload process is roughly the same.
Upload your publications
Your publication is deposited automatically - you need take no further action. Library staff will check your publication metadata and assess the copyright status of any attached file(s). If the uploaded file complies with the publisher policy outlined on the Sherpa/RoMEO database of publisher copyright agreements, it will be made available. If the publisher policy is not known, the Library will seek deposit permission in most cases (in consultation with the depositing author).
Our approach to copyrightWe will:
Please note, many publishers allow us to disseminate journal articles but it is usually the final peer reviewed copy of the work (also known as the "Accepted Version") which can be made freely available rather than the final published PDF with publisher formatting. If in doubt, check the Sherpa/RoMEO database, any licence you signed with your publisher, seek permission directly from your publisher or seek advice from Library staff firstname.lastname@example.org.
Automatic matching of records in WRROPapers deposited into WRRO prior to the Symplectic-WRRO connection have been automatically linked to matching records in Symplectic. If you spot any errors or omissions please email email@example.com.
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