Your journal article or conference proceeding is accepted for publication
Click this button and follow the instructions:
Choose your output type and complete the Essential Information (Title, Authors, Journal, Date of acceptance)
Upload your final accepted manuscript as a PDF (or Word document), choose Accepted version as File version:
Click to complete the process
The Research Services Team will check publisher policies and make your paper available via the Leeds Beckett Repository at the right time
When your research has been accepted for publication, you need to create a Symplectic record and upload your final accepted manuscript within 3 months of acceptance.
Your 'final accepted manuscript', sometimes referred to as your 'final author version', 'final author manuscript', or ‘final manuscript’ is the version of your work which:
Your uploaded final accepted manuscript will be checked for any embargoes, copyright or publisher restrictions by the Research Services team.
The final published PDF (the final version that appears on the Publisher's website) cannot be uploaded due to copyright restrictions.
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For instructions click to download or print our helpsheet, or get in touch with the Research Services team or your Director of Research.
In Autumn 2017 each unit will be conducting the annual REF Audit
This is coordinated by your Director of Research, who will be in touch with you with information about how to submit your outputs.
It is essential:
If your outputs are not recorded in Symplectic with a file in the Repository, your research will not count for this exercise.
Please see the REF Audit pages for more information
Please contact us if you need help with Symplectic or have any questions about the REF - or refer to the information provided across these pages.
Amy Campbell, Jennifer Bayjoo & Lucy Clark