Electronic Full-text STI

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STI products should be provided to OSTI in electronic format, preferably in Portable Document Format (PDF) Searchable; however, certain other electronic formats are acceptable:

  • Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) for site-hosted STI only
  • Microsoft Word (Versions 5.0 or greater) for AN 241.3 submittals only
  • PDF Searchable
  • PDF Non-Searchable

As technologies evolve, the list of acceptable electronic formats will be revised and updated.

The following table lists the acceptable electronic formats and usage guidance.

  • If the originating site is going to host the product on a publicly accessible server, a unique URL must be provided to OSTI with a direct link to the product.  The STI product should not be encrypted or password-protected.
  • If the originating site is not going to host the product, it must be uploaded. The STI product should not be encrypted or password-protected.

     

Format
Means for Providing STI to OSTI
Site Hosts STI
Site Uploads STI
HTML*
Site will provide URL to OSTI for unclassified unlimited products.
 
Microsoft Word (5.0 or greater)*
 
Must be uploaded. Only applicable to AN 241.3.
PDF Searchable
Acceptable; site will provide URL to OSTI for unclassified unlimited products.
Acceptable
PDF Non-searchable
 
Must be uploaded.
*OSTI will convert the file to PDF.  There may be a delay in releasing the STI to the OSTI products which may include SciTech Connect, Science Research Citations Database, and Science Research Connection.

 

Last updated: September 26, 2013