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Depositing Your Works in ISU ReD

Creating Your Account

  • Start on the ISU ReD home page
  • Select “My Account”
    • Click “Sign up”
    • Fill out requested information
    • Recommend using your e-mail address

Navigating Your Account

  • Edit Profile
    • Customize your account settings
    • Click on “back” button to go back to your account
  • Research Alerts
    • You can set up saved searches for content deposited in ISU ReD or any other bepress repository.
  • E-mail Preferences
    • After your submissions have been processed, you will have an option under “My E-mail Preferences” to receive monthly usage reports of your works

Submitting Your Research

  • Select “Submit Research” in the left menu
  • Select the Collection you would like to submit to
  • Read the submission agreement and select “Please check this if you agree to the above terms”
  • Enter the required text for your submissionSelect “Submit”
    • For disciplines, view the taxonomy list of choices and choose the discipline that best describes your submission
    • Entering an abstract is required by the submission agreement
    • Text entered in the Comments box will display publicly. This is a good place to enter any notices, citations, or links required by your publisher
    • ISU ReD will automatically generate a suggested citation for your submission. If you want to display a different suggested citation for your submission, enter that text into the “Recommended Citation” box
    • If you are not authorized to post your work to ISU ReD, you can link to the full-text file if it is available online
    • Check the box if you would like to include any supplemental/additional files


  • Not certain about your journal’s author permissions? Check SHERPA RoMEO
  • Questions about ISU ReD? E-mail

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Last Updated: 7/2/13