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Deposit your research

What is LSE Research Online?

LSE Research Online is the institutional repository for the London School of Economics and Political Science. It aims to be a complete database of research produced by LSE Staff, containing articles, working papers, books, book chapters, reports, discussion papers, research blogs, datasets and more.

LSE Research Online provides a platform for LSE staff to include citations to their work, and Open Access to full text research where permitted by publishers and copyright law.  

Why deposit in LSE Research Online?

Key features include:

  • Increased visibility of research
  • Funder compliance (REF2020, RCUK)
  • Download statistics
  • Google Scholar citations
  • Social media sharing and Altmetrics
  • Links to LSE Experts and departmental websites

How do I deposit?

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  • We'll check publisher policies and guide you through making your paper available at the right time.

What is your accepted manuscript?

It is your own final version, after peer-review and any subsequent edits, but without any publisher formatting such as logos and pagination. It can also be referred to as a post-print or AAM. For further information, visit HEFCE's Frequently Asked Questions pages.

What happens if I leave LSE?

Email the team, who will be able to assist in downloading your records in a flexible format.