Electronic Full-text STI
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 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.|
|PDF Non-searchable||Must be uploaded.|