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Law Scholarship Impact and Visibility


SSRN Submissions: The Law Library facilitates the submission of Law School faculty scholarship to the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).  Papers posted to SSRN also appear on the Law School’s Working Papers page. To submit your work to the series, use the Law School’s SSRN Submission Form or contact Vicente Garces at or (612) 624-2597.

If you'd prefer to add your publications to your SSRN account, follow SSRN's procedures (.pdf). Please read SSRN's Terms of Use, especially the section on copyright, to ensure your submission meets these requirements. 

Adding your ORCiD ID to SSRN

  1. Log in to SSRN.
  2. From SSRN User Home, click My Account.
  3. Scroll down to the ORCID section of the page and click Connect to your ORCID Record.
  4. The ORCiD login/password screen will open. Sign into ORCiD.
  5. ORCiD will ask you to authorize SSRN to connect to your account. Click Authorize.
  6. Your ORCiD ID will now be linked to your SSRN profile. (Note:your ORCiD ID is not visible on your SSRN Author Page. You need to be logged in to SSRN and go to My Account to view it.)

SSRN Statistics

SSRN (Social Science Research Network) is used by most law faculty to publish, read, and track scholarship. For faculty, SSRN tracks number of papers, downloads, and citations, as well as applying a rank to the latter two measures. 

Finding SSRN Statistics by Author

  1. Search in SSRN by author name or article
  2. Click on the author’s name

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