NEP editors’ guide

University of Auckland

Here is how you should proceed to create an issue for your report.

  1. Go to the address: http://ernad.repec.org

    The first time it works make a bookmark. If the address is down then contact the Managing Director of NEP (GeneralEditor point NEP at uwe point ac point uk). Note that some browsers might need you to cut and paste (including the last forward slash "/").
  2. Write the name of your report (e.g. "nep-xxx") in the box: Report and the password in the box Password

    If you do not have a password, or if the password that you have been given does not work, contact the Managing Director of NEP.
  3. Click Login.

  4. Choose a nep-all issue to work on.

    You see a drop-down box of available nep-all issues. Each is identified with a date. Highlight one and choose to edit either the pre-sorted or the non pre-sorted version. At this time, they are identical. In the future, they will not be identical.
  5. Select all the papers to be included in the report issue.

    Each paper is inserted in a box, containing title, author, JEL, keywords, abstract (partial) and the full-text links. To look at the full abstract place your mouse over the partial abstract. You must have javascript enabled in your browser in order to use this feature. To include a paper, click the corresponding check box on the right of the screen.
  6. When you have selected all the papers you want in the issue, click select at the bottom of the page.

  7. Customize the order of the papers in your issue.

    It is useful for your readers to see the best papers first. You are given a simple interface to sort papers. There are two methods to do this. You can apply both several times over, in any order that you like.
  8. Select accept to see a copy of the report issue.

    You will first be shown the issue in its HTML format. You can also look at the text form by clicking the text button at the bottom of the HTML version. Note that the two version of the report issue will be distributed to all subscribers.
  9. Select accept again and the issue will be distributed to the list.

  10. Close the browser when you are finished for the day or there are no more reports to edit.

    Closing the browser is the best way to end the session in ernad as the system remembers where you left. To close the browser’s window click on the cross at the top right hand corner.
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