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Whatever the deposit interface used, all your deposits are in HAL: you can do your deposits with HAL interface. Also, other interfaces are available:
Finally, one deposit can be visible in several portals (discipline, document type, authors' affiliation, etc.). For example, a thesis in history defended at the Université Lyon III deposited in the HAL interface will be also visible in HAL-thèses, in HAL-SHS and in the university portal.
Click on the button
Then chose your document's type. An automatic extraction of the metadata is done with the uploaded file. You can complete or modify them.
HAL retrieves the metadata to complete the filing from:
After the extracting process, a page lists the retrieved metadata: you can check the informations and modify them.
Automatic extraction with a DOI
Some metadata are mandatory. These required fields are marked with a blue asterisk *.
The table below lists the required metadata for a deposit to be complete. If you want to add more informations, click on the detailed view in the "Complete the document's metadata" section.
|Document typeTitleDomainFulltext languageAuthor(s)At least one affiliation
|The domain that is automatically displayed is the domain you selected in your profile (My Deposit Preferences)
|Document-specific required metadata
|Journal article : journal title, publication date
|Conference paper: conference title, start conference date, city, country
|Poster communications: poster title, conference title, start conference date, city, country
|Proceedings: Proceedings title, publication date, in press
|Special issue: special issue title, publication date, in press
|Book : publication date
|Book section : book title, publication date
|To add the author(s) who coordinated / edited the book, display the complete list of metadata and use the field "Scientific editor"
|Scientific blog post : post title, publication date, name of the blog, description
|Dictionary entry : dictionary entry title, publication date, book title
|Translation : translation title, publication date, description
|Patent : date, patent n°, country
|Bibliographic record only (it is not possible to upload a file)
|Other publications : description, publication date
|You can specify with the type of the publication : blog post, book review, dictionary notice, translation
|Preprint, working paper : –
|The publication date is the deposit date. If you wish to add a date, display the complete list of metadata and use the field « Production date »
|Report : report type (research report, technical report, etc), publication date, institution
|Thesis : title, defense date, abstract, keywords, Establishment providing the course, Thesis supervisor
File deposit is required
|HDR : title, defense date, abstract, keywords, Establishment providing the course, jury president
|Lecture : course date, country, course level
|Photo : shooting date, keywords, licence, type, country
|Map : creation date, licence, country
|Video, audio : recording date, licence
|Software: title, software licence
Click on the indicated section (s) in red and then complete the missing informations.
For each document type, see the complete list of the metadata and those that are mandatory.
Type the entity's name or code and select it in the list:
Preferably use a green or yellow item. These metadata are related to a reference material:
If you deposit your publications, you can add your affiliation into your "submission preferences" available in your profile. This information will be automatically completed for each deposit.
If the deposit is complete, the citation is displayed. Check the conditions to register your deposit:
By depositing this document, the contributor (I) grant(s) the following licences to HAL: - I authorize HAL to put this article online and distribute it, - I am aware that deposits cannot be deleted by myself once accepted, - I understand that HAL reserves the right to reclassify or reject all deposits.
If you find errors in the citation, click on the heading of the "Complete Document Metadata" section to view the metadata and make your changes.
Each section (file, document, author) has a detailed view that displays options or a complete list of metadata. You can thus complete your deposit (before it is put online or once it is online).
You can choose the default detailed view by selecting it in your "submission preferences" available in your profile.
Please note: All deposits with a file (full text, appendix, image, map, video, sound) are checked before they are put online. In My Space/My Deposits, they are listed in the Pending Documents section: you can view or delete them, but you cannot edit them. Depending on the number of deposits to be processed, it can take a few days to treat yours.