I. If the article is already published in an open access journal, please update A*OAR without uploading the PDF
II. If the article is published in a commercial journal e.g. Nature, the author-accepted manuscript can be published in OAR with 6 months embargo (this can be set in A*OAR, see submission guide).
See detailed information here for journal copyright/embargo requirements: https://bit.ly/2R4A33Q
III. If the article is published in a commercial journal e.g. Nature, after 6 months embargo period, please submit to A*OAR without setting the embargo period
IV. If the embargo period is lifted and the journal allows submission of post-prints, please submit the post-print accordingly
V. If the article is a conference proceeding, please submit to A*OAR directly, following the terms and conditions of the conference
VI. If the article is already submitted to another OAR, please update in A*OAR and indicate accordingly