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Research and Scholarship Repository

Institutional Repository for Texas State University

Submission Instructions: New Item Submission

All Texas State University faculty and staff are encouraged to submit their scholarly research work to the institutional repository and can login with their NetID and Password.


  • Login to the institutional repository by clicking on Log In in the upper right hand corner and click on Log in with Shibboleth.
  • Use your Texas State University NetID and password to login.









  • Click on the [+] plus symbol in the left-side navigation menu.









  • Click on Item to select submitting a new item.










  • Select a Collection from the list that appears or use the search bar to start entering the college or collection, and choose a Collection to deposit the new item in.











  • Begin the submission process by providing descriptive information about the work you are depositing. This includes author(s), title, date, abstract, etc. The system will guide you through those descriptive steps, uploading your files (drag and drop), and agreeing to the distribution license. Here's what the first page of the process looks like:












  • The last step in the process, after you have uploaded your file(s), is agreeing to the Non-Exclusive Distribution License. Click on the I confirm the license above.









  • Click on + Deposit










  • Once the submission is done, you will be directed to your MyDSpace submissions list
  • Once the item you submitted is reviewed and approved, you will get an email notification with the permanent link.

Submission Instructions: Saving Items


  • Submitting an item to the institutional repository is a multi-step process. At any point in the submission process, you can stop and save your work for a later date by clicking on the Save for later button at the bottom of the page.
  • The data you have already entered will be stored until you return to the submission, and you will be reminded on your MyDSpace page that you have a submission in process.
  • If somehow you accidentally exit from the submission process, you can always resume from your MyDSpace page. You can also cancel your submission at any point.

image of the save for later button at the bottom of the page with a red arrow pointing to it






Quick Submit Form

Looking to submit an item quickly and have it uploaded for you? There is a Quick Submit Submission Form available to send your materials for mediated deposit and our University Libraries staff will submit the item for you.


Your name and email will be collected in the form and we may reach out if there are additional questions about the submission.

Texas State University faculty and staff may also self-submit their work by logging in to the institutional repository. See the Submission Instructions above.

Learn more about author rights and publishing agreements