Submitting a pre or postprint to engrXiv is pretty easy, you can do it by just sending an email:
Send an email to the following address from the email account you would like used on the OSF:
For Preprints, email engrxiv-Preprint@osf.io
The format of the email should be as follows:
Your preprint file (e.g., .docx, PDF, etc.)
Note that you can also submit to engrXiv by tagging an existing osf.io project with “engrxiv”.
What ‘s next?
So now that you’ve got your pre or postprint submitted, what else can you do? When you submit via email, OSF will automatically create a page for your eprint and send you an email with a link to it. On this page you have several options for how you can enhance your submission.
You can add tags to help categorize your eprint. This will help others find your eprint as well as any similar work which may have been given the same tag as tags can be searched.
Where other people involved with your eprint? You can add them as “contributors” so make sure they get credit as well. If they are not on OSF already, you can enter their email address to send them an invite.
Last but certainly not least, you can select a desired license for your eprint.
Whatever fits your work!
With OSF as a backend for engrXiv, you have the flexibility to represent your work in whatever way works best for you. You can upload additional supporting documents to go along with your eprint or add more detail to the wiki page. All of it will be open and accessible to the engrXiv community!