How to Submit
We are looking forward to your contribution. PsychArchives offers the following benefits:
- Shared Digital Research Objects (DRO) - research outputs from the entire cycle of psychological research are welcome.
- Citable and discoverable - uploads are assigned a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) to make them easily and uniquely citable.
- Open licensing - fostering re-use and open science.
- Safe - your research output is stored safely for the future at a sustainable, publicly funded infrastructure.
PsychArchives covers content that belongs to the discipline of psychology or related disciplines. You can submit preregistered study protocols, research data, conference presentations, publications, tests, theses, analysis code, and many more DROs. An overview of PsychArchives publication types can be found here.
You are welcome to deposit several publication types belonging together, such as, for instance, a study protocol plus the corresponding research data, analysis code, and (preprint) publication. Users can then easily identify the whole related bundle belonging to your research project.
To submit your content, please follow these three steps:
- Select the submission form for your Digital Research Object (DRO) by clicking on the corresponding publication type in the list of content types.
- Fill in submission forms for all DROs you wish to contribute. If you submit linked objects and their descriptions are identical, you may refer to the form you filled out first.
- Attach both the submission form(s) and all DROs to a single email and send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- DataWiz (beta): Free data management system, assists you in preparing your research data by facilitating high-quality documentation. Allows the export of data and documentation into long-term readable formats.
- ZPID Data Curation Service (formerly known as PsychData): ZPID offers a special curation service, if your data meet one of the following requirements: data of (1) longitudinal studies, (2) large-scale cross-sectional studies, (3) data collected for the standardization of psychological inventories, (4) epidemiological studies of psychological and psychosomatic diseases, and (5) data assessed during historically unique conditions. Further information: www.psychdata.de