About the Library

The Internano Nanomanufacturing Library is a central digital repository of nanomanufacturing research and trade information for the nanomanfuacturing community. It is administered by the National Nanomanfuacturing Network and funded by the National Science Foundation.

Central repositories—or subject, thematic, or disciplinary repositories—bring the scholarly outputs of a single domain together to a single point of access. Examples of central repositories include arXive, RePec, e-LIS, and PubMed.

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Content Policy

  • The InterNano Nanomanufacturing Library accepts any scientific, scholarly, or technical work relevant to the nanomanfuacturing enterprise.
  • The work must be in a digital format ready for public dissemination. Works comprised of multiple files and file formats are supported.
  • Suitable works include pre-prints (pre-refereed journal papers), post-prints (post-refereed journal papers), conference papers or posters, presentations, technical papers, reports and working papers, books and book chapters, newspaper and magazine articles, newsletters, and data.
  • All submissions are approved by the repository staff before being posted.


The inclusion of works in the InterNano Nanomanufacturing Library is an extension of an author's copyright to the work. Authors are responsible for clearing any copyright restrictions on the elecronic distribution of their work. SHERPA/RoMEO is a searchable database of publisher's copyright and self-archiving policies.

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Deposit Agreement

To ensure that works are submitted in accordance with copyright law, InterNano includes a click-through deposit agreement to declare responsiblity for copyright. The language of that agreement is included here for your convenience.

For work being deposited by its own author:

In self-archiving this collection of files and associated bibliographic metadata, I grant InterNano the right to store them and to make them permanently available publicly for free on-line. I declare that this material is my own intellectual property and I understand that InterNano does not assume any responsiblility if there is any breach of copyright in distributing these files or metadata. (All authors are urged to prominently assert their copyright on the title page of their work.)

InterNano recommends Creative Commons licenses for authors who wish to assert copyright and promote further use of their work.

For work being deposited by someone other than its author:

I hereby declare that the collection of files and associated bibliographic metadata that I am archiving at InterNano is in the public domain. If this is not the case, I accept full responsibility for any breach of copyright that distributing these files or metadata may entail.


InterNano is intended to be a permanent record of the nanomanfuacturing enterprise. It is the responsibility of InterNano to preserve submitted content using accepted preservation standards and techniques.

Authors may request to add updated documents to a work's record; posting updated versions along with the original material is the preferred way to show the progress of research.

A work may be removed at the author's request or if it is found to fall outside of the scope of the repository. A work may also be removed if it is found to violate copyright law. When it is necessary to remove a work, a placeholder will be left behind to inform readers that the content has been deliberately withdrawn.


InterNano repository staff are available to assist with the uploading of works to the repository. Contact internano@internano.org for general questions, questions about copyright and open access, or technical assistance.