Publication output types & categories

There are many categories within each research output type. The Publications Collection User Guide provides a detailed explanation of each research output type and category.

The list below summarises the output types and categories and indicates those eligible for ERA.

Research output type Category Publication
  A1 Authored book, meeting ERA requirements
  A2 Authored book, not ERA eligible
  A3 Authored book, revision or new edition
  A4 Edited book
  A5 Authored book, not meeting other criteria
  ExtA1 ERA authored book not researched at ANU
  ExtA2 Authored book, not ERA, not done at ANU
  ExtA4 Edited book, not researched at ANU
Book chapter
  B1 Chapter, meeting ERA requirements
  B2 Chapter, not eligible for ERA
  B3 Revised book chapter
  B5 Published chapter not meeting other criteria
  ExtB1 ERA chapter, not researched at ANU
  ExtB2 Non ERA chapter, not researched at ANU
  ExtB3 Revised chapter, not researched at ANU
Journal article
  C1 Journal article meeting ERA requirements
  C2 Non-refereed article in scholarly journal
  C3 Letter, note, etc in scholarly journal
  C4 Editor of scholarly journal
  C5 Non-refereed short journal contribution
  C99 Article imported from Scopus/ other Database
  ExtC1 ERA journal article, not researched at ANU
  ExtC2 Journal article not ERA, not at ANU
  ExtC4 Editor of journal, not done at ANU
Reference work
  D1 Entry in prestigious reference work
  D2 Entry in minor reference work
  ExtD1 Entry in major work, not researched at ANU
  ExtD2 Entry in ref work, not researched at ANU
Conference paper
  E1 Conference paper meeting ERA requirements
  E2 Written version of conference presentation
  E3 Abstract or extract of paper
  E4 Edited conference proceedings
  E5 Conference paper not meeting other criteria
  E99 Conference paper created from Scopus upload
  ExtE1 ERA Conference paper, not done at ANU
  ExtE2 Conference paper not ERA, not done at ANU
  ExtE4 Edited conference proceedings, not at ANU
XAudiovisual material
  F1 Audio visual: documentary or non-creative work
Software - Computer program
  G1 Computer program, innovative, commercial
  G2 Computer program, not commercial
  ExtG1 Computer program not developed at ANU
  I1 Patent eligible for ERA (2001 only)
  I2 Granted Patent
  I5 Provisional patent
  I6 Plant Breeder's Rights
  I7 Registered design
  I8 NHMRC endorsed guidelines
Creative work: original work
  J1 Visual art work ERA eligible
  J1n Visual art work not ERA eligible
  J2 Design/architectural work ERA eligible
  J2n Design/architectural work not ERA eligible
  J3 Textual work ERA eligible
  J3n Textual work not ERA eligible
  J4 Other original creative work ERA eligible
  J4n Other original creative work not ERA eligible
Creative work: live performance
  J5 Music ERA eligible
  J5n Music not ERA eligible
  J6 Play ERA eligible
  J6n Play not ERA eligible
  J7 Dance ERA eligible
  J7n Dance not ERA eligible
  J8 Other performance ERA eligible
  J8n Other performance not ERA eligible
Creative work: recorded or rendered work
  J9 Film, video ERA eligible
  J9n Film, video not ERA eligible
  J10 Recorded Performance ERA eligible
  J10n Recorded Performance not ERA eligible
  J11 Inter-arts ERA eligible
  J11n Inter-arts not ERA eligible
  J12 Digital creative work ERA eligible
  J12n Digital creative work not ERA eligible
  J13 Website/Web exhibition ERA eligible
  J13n Website/Web exhibition not ERA eligible
  J14 Other recorded or rendered work ERA eligible
  J14n Other recorded or rendered work not ERA eligible
Creative work: curated exhibition or event
  J15 Web-based exhibition ERA eligible
  J15n Web-based exhibition not ERA eligible
  J16 Exhibition or Event ERA eligible
  J16n Exhibition or Event not ERA eligible
  J17 Festival ERA eligible
  J17n Festival not ERA eligible
  J18 Other curated event ERA eligible
  J18n Other curated event not ERA eligible
  - Original creative work portfolio
  K1 Reports, working & discussion papers published

Public Sector Report ERA Eligible

  K1b Industry Report ERA Eligible
  K1c Not for Profit Report ERA Eligible
  K1d Other Report ERA Eligible
  K2 Minor reports available internally
  K99 Report imported from Scopus/other Database
  ExtK1a Public Sector Report Not Researched at ANU
  ExtK1b Industry Report Not Researched at ANU
  ExtK1c Not for Profit Report Not Researched at ANU
  ExtK1d Other Report Not Researched at ANU
Legal case
  L1 Legal case
  M1 Map
Newspaper or Magazine article
  N1 Newspaper / magazine article
Other output not elsewhere defined
  O1 Other research output not elsewhere defined
  P1 Translation, substantial critical commentary
  P2 Translation with minimal critical commentary
  P5 Translation not meeting other criteria
  T1 Thesis
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