SSRN and the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN)

SSRN Postings

The Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the dissemination of scholarly works in the social sciences. Many law faculty use SSRN to deposit law review articles and book chapters pre or post publishing in order to gain greater visibility for their scholarship. Faculty wishing to deposit their working and accepted papers and book chapters in SSRN can submit these materials themselves at Creating an account is free and the submissions process is very simple. For faculty who would like assistance in the submissions process, please contact Librarian Valeri Craigle ( who can walk you through the process or submit materials on your behalf.

Legal Scholarship Network (LSN)

The Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) is part of the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). Through the library’s site subscription to LSN, faculty can receive any of the Legal Scholarship Network’s eJournals which contain the latest research from the world’s foremost researchers. Faculty can customize which eJournals they receive based on research interests.  Faculty will also receive LSN Professional Announcements which is distributed weekly and includes announcements including conferences, professional meetings, calls for papers, and Professional Job Openings. To sign up for this service, please contact Associate Director Suzanne Darais (