Some publishing houses only permit the publication of articles in repositories after a so-called embargo from the first publication date. This can vary from 2 The embargo generally varies between 6 to 36 months.
You can nevertheless submit your article at any time to the Research Collection. When uploading the file, indicate the embargo end date - your file will then be automatically made available to external users on this day while only metadata will be visible immediately.
- your are allowed to publish a preprint
- you are allowed to publish a postprint in an open acccess repository after an embargo of 12 months
- your are not allowed to publish the publisher's version
Self-archiving as part of a doctoral thesis (cumulative doctoral thesis)
Some publishers have special conditions for reusing content within doctoral theses that are more generous than what is documented in Sherpa/Romeo. You can find more information on this topic on the page Cumulative doctoral theses.