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Deposit a Publication in ZORA

Full Text (Preprint, Post-Print, Publisher's PDF)

All UZH researchers are required to deposit a full text of their work on ZORA for open access, provided this is legally permitted.


This describes the first version of the publication, which is submitted to the publisher for publication.

This version is NOT to be deposited in ZORA.


(accepted manuscript)

This is the final draft version, which includes all the corrections made during the review process.

This version has been accepted by the publisher for publication but does not yet have the publisher's layout.
Publisher's PDF Version edited and formatted by the publisher with the publisher's logos and page numbers.

Authors usually sign a publishing agreement that regulates the further use of their work. This information must be deposited in an appropriate manner in the ZORA copyright section.

Bibliographic Data

You need bibliographic information for each publication .

These vary depending on the type of publication. To make it easier, bibliographic information can often be imported from other databases (e.g. PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus, etc.). Mehr Informationen zum More information on importing bibliographic information

Information needed for the Academic Report

It must be specified for each publication (depending on the type of publication) whether it is an original work (complete presentation of a new scientific finding) or a further contribution (review, editorial, letter to the editor, etc.).

Additionally, in the case of journals or book series, it must be specified whether the publication has gone through a review process.

Unclear cases are pooled in the ZORA editorial office and submitted to the concerning faculties for a decision.

Subsequent modification requests

Editing prior to acceptance by the ZORA editorial team. The publications have the status "Under Review":

  • Got to "Manage depoits"
  • Click on the view item icon to the right of the entry
  • Click on "Actions"
  • Selection of "Return to Work Area"
  • The entry can now be edited.
  • After the change the entry has to be deposited again

Editing after acceptance by the ZORA editorial team. The publications have the status "Live Archive":
Selected fields can be adjusted by submitters who created the entry. For critical fields and changes to uploaded files, a request must be made to the ZORA editorial team:
Go to the respective ZORA entry page:

  • Click on "Suggest update or correction for this item".
  • In the newly opened online form the change requests can be entered

ZORA profile settings

Certain default settings can be selected in the ZORA profile, which are then automatically applied to all newly deposited publications (department and organization, language, e-mail address). It is advised to specify the department and organization (Community & Collection) in the ZORA profile. They can be set as the default setting under Profile > Edit > Default values for new entries > Department and Organization. The e-mail address is automatically filled into the contact e-mail address field and is useful if the request a copy function is activated for locked full texts.


1. View profile


Default values for new eprints 1
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2. Edit profile

Default values for new eprints 2



3. Set value

Default values for new eprints 3
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