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BuckySubmit is a one-stop service that submits researchers’ papers to their funders’ institutional repositories. It’s a fast and easy way for federal and private foundation awardees to meet public access to publications compliance rules.

How to Submit a Manuscript

  1. Fill out this brief form with award and manuscript information. Note: The NSF does not permit 3rd party submissions. See our NSF Submission Essentials page for more information.
  2. Deposit the author accepted or open access manuscript. We cannot submit copyrighted versions of papers without journal or publisher permission. Tip: Authors can often find copies of their manuscript versions in the journal or publisher’s submission system. See our location guide for help.
  3. Deposit any figures, tables, videos or supplementary information mentioned in the manuscript. (Image formats supported: jpeg, png, gif, tiff, bmp)
  4. We will review your deposit and let you know if we have questions or need additional material.


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