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Open Access Publications from the University of California

Submission Guidelines

Who Can Submit

The UCI Libraries' eScholarship repository publishes materials about work conducted under the auspices of the UCI Libraries, as well as work produced by UCI faculty that does not more easily fit in the repository of another of the campus' research centers, departments, or programs. For additional information, please contact Hans Protzel at

How to Submit a Paper

  1. Complete the Submission Form and Author Agreement. Print it out and mail it to Hans Protzel per the instructions on the form.
  2. Make sure your paper is in an acceptable format. We can accept papers in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) only. If you do not have the ability to save documents as PDF files, please contact Hans Protzel at
  3. Submit the paper by emailing it to Hans Protzel at with the subject "Submission for UCI eScholarship Repository" and the name of the Work.
  4. If you have any questions, contact Hans Protzel at

Overview of the Process

After you submit your paper, it will be reviewed by the appropriate submission review committee for the UCI eScholarship repository. You will be notified by e-mail if the submission is accepted and again when it is posted.