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Research Repository

Accepted publications for deposit

The following research outputs may be submitted for inclusion in the Research Repository:

Journal articles - including refereed, non-refereed, and editorials.

Conference papers - including refereed, non-refereed, keynote address and presentations.

Books and book chapters - including commercial and non-commercial publications.

E-theses - including graduate research, PhD submissions, Masters by research.

Creative works - including music, images and video that are supported by accompanying research output.

Research publications - including reports.

Publications comprising wholly primary research data (eg. statistics, interviews) are excluded.

How to create an account

Adding content and approval process

Step 1: Create an account 

You will need to create an account to deposit a research paper.

To set up an account go to the 'My Account' menu option on the Research Repository page and click on the 'Register' button.

Use your Melbourne Polytechnic email address.

Step 2: Complete the submission form and Deposit Agreement 

Once an account has been created and the repository Administrator assigns the account holder permission to deposit, staff complete a submission form and attach a copy of the research document or publication.  A Deposit Agreement must also be completed as part of the submission process.  

When completing the submission form, you will have the option to set an embargo date on your publication to prevent access to your publication until that date.  The publication will not be openly accessible until after that date. 

(A sample of the deposit agreement can be found at the bottom of this page.)

Step 3: Approval for inclusion in the Research Repository

The Deposit Agreement, submission form and your publication will be reviewed by the Research Repository Administrator and uploaded to the Repository once approved.

You will be notified when your publication has been submitted to the Research Repository and is openly accessible.


Video on submission process

Sample submission form

Completing the submission form and uploading research documents to the Research Repository is an easy process.  The sample submission form below provides an example of how to complete each field.



Sample deposit agreement

Please read the deposit agreement carefully and agree to the conditions by ticking the box at the bottom of the agreement.