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RED Submission Instructions

After submitting your materials, a preview screen will appear. Read through all of the information carefully, checking for errors and correct formatting. If you have uploaded a PDF, right click on the “Download” link and choose “Open Link in New Tab.” Make sure that the PDF is displayed correctly and has generated a cover page based on the metadata you entered.

Congratulations! You have submitted your paper. You should receive an email confirming your submission. This email will also give you a link to check the status of your paper.  

  • Note: Your work is not publicly available until an administrator of the series has approved it. If you are an administrator, you should receive a confirmation email when your work has been posted. Please contact the repository manager if you haven't received it.

If you need help troubleshooting, please check the Author Help tab under Contribute to USD RED in the menu bar. If your question is not answered there, please contact the repository manager.

Revising a Submission

If you need to revise your submission, click the “Revise submission” button, make the necessary changes, and enter an explanation in the “Reason for Update” field.

Click submit and check to make sure that the information has revised properly.

Additional Submissions

Once you have submitted your paper, you can click the “Make another submission” button to add another paper. Please note that by doing so, you will be submitting to the same department and series. If you need to submit a paper to a different series, click on the “Submit Research” link in the menu bar and choose the appropriate series.

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