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FAQ for authors registered in RePEc

General RePEc questions

  1. What is the purpose on the RePEc Author Service?
  2. What is RePEc?
  3. Is RePEc used?
  4. What are RePEc services?
  5. How can I get my department's working papers or my journal's articles listed?
  6. How can I optimize the visibility of my works?
  7. I want to help more with RePEc. What can I do?
  8. Who pays for RePEc and its services as it is free for all?
  9. How often is RePEc data updated?

Registration issues

  1. I do not like my password
  2. I do not remember my password, how can I get it?
  3. I do not have access to my old email address, how can I get a password reminder?
  4. I moved, what should I do?
  5. Why do not all my works show up?
  6. There is a typo in the listing of my works, who should I alert?
  7. I want to register my colleagues. How do I proceed?
  8. There is an inaccuracy regarding the listing of my affiliation(s). What should I do?
  9. How do I remove an item from the database?
  10. A working paper of mine now got published in a journal. What should I do?
  11. Should I delete old working papers?
  12. How do I link two versions of the same paper?
  13. I mistakenly asked that some of my papers be never suggested again. What can I do to have them back in my profile?
  14. Is RePEc responsible for the spam I get?
  15. I am getting a security certificate warning when accessing the RePEc Author Service

Monthly emails

  1. Where do I sign up for monthly mailings?
  2. I receive monthly mailings, but I want someone else to receive them. Can you change the address?
  3. How are the statistics in the email computed?
  4. Why do I seem to have several profile pages on the web?
  5. Why am I not get a monthly email?
  6. I do not want to get the mailings anymore. What can I do?


See the separate FAQ for rankings.

Comments and additions about your own experience are welcome. Send them to Christian Zimmermann.

This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.