Uploading an Item

Detailed Steps:

  • Logging in:
  • Submitting your materials:
    • To submit a new publication, click on start a new item.
    • Read the terms and conditions of our user agreement.  If you would still like to submit your item to the IR@UF, click on continue.
    • Enter information about your material in the appropriate field. 
    • You are automatically listed as the creator of the item, but you may list additional authors by clicking on the plus sign to the right of the field.  Any field with a plus sign to the right of the field may have multiple entries for that particular field.  When you are done, click on the save button.
    • Add files by clicking on the browse button to locate the file that corresponds to the information that you just entered on the previous screen.  After selecting the appropriate file, click on the upload file button.
    • The name of the file you chose to upload will appear under Attached Files.  If you would like to add supplementary files for this title, browse and upload once more for each additional file.  When you are done, click on the save button.
    • Now you may review your material.  If you submitted a PDF, it is immediately visible via our PDF viewer.  Other types of files are available by download only.
    • To review the information about your material, click on the citation tab near the top of the page.  If you would like to edit the information, click on the link to the right of the corresponding section heading, change the text, and click on the save button.
  • Editing your preferences:
    • To set your myUFDC preferences, first log in. Once logged in, set your preferences by clicking on the "Edit my preferences link" or the "My Preferences" tab in myUFDC.
  • To edit the information about your materials in the IR@UF, follow these steps:
    • Contact us or follow these steps:
      • Log in
      • Click on "View all my submitted items"
      • Click on the item you want to edit
      • Click on the citation tab
      • Click "edit this item"
      • Edit the metadata for the item.

Uploading and Editing an Item