Posting Article Policy

Understand policies and articles for social science journals in managing published articles.

Before articles are submitted to social science journals
Authors can only post articles in social science journals if the articles have never been published in other journals or other servers.

After being submitted to a social science journal
Authors can share or post viewing versions of the articles they find on the social science journal website (

After being accepted in a social science journal
If an author previously posted a version of an article they found on one of the following websites, he or she would need to replace the proposed version with the accepted social science journal version. No other changes can be made to the accepted article.

Last published
When the article is published, the version posted must be with full citations to social science journals, including DOI. He needs to replace the accepted version with the published version of the article from a social science journal