Want to use spooner to make your published papers available to website visitors? Read on!


Step 1: Create an account

Click here to create your account. You will need to provide us with your name and e-mail address, but rest assured: we will never, under any circumstances, reveal your account information to anyone. (For more information on our privacy policy, click here.) You will receive an e-mail notifying you that an account has been created, and providing you with a link to verify your account. Click on the link, then log in using your new account information.

Step 2: Upload publications

Once you have an account, it's time to start uploading your publications. On your main account page, select the files (they must be PDFs) that you want to make available via. e-mail and upload them. The files you have on our server will be listed on your main page. There is no limit to the number of files you can keep on our system, but each file must be 8MB or smaller in order to ensure successful e-mail delivery.

Step 3: Create links

When you upload your publications to spooner and load your account page, you will be provided with an "[INFO]" link for each file. Clicking on that link will bring up a box with a special encrypted link to that PDF. Whenever someone visits that link, they will be prompted to provide their e-mail address, to which the document they have requested will be sent.

Step 4: Add links to your website

Copy the encrypted link for each PDF and paste it into your personal webpage, social network page, or wherever you would like to provide access to your work. You can customize the links however you like (using images, custom text, etc - it just needs to reference the same "a href" tag provided in the link.