My paper was accepted and the journal asked me for corrections before publication. After corrections they will give it a doi number. Can I add a new reference at this stage or is it a risk?


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I doubt that it is more than a tiny risk unless it introduces something fundamentally new or different to the paper.

Ask yourself whether it is really needed. If so, then add it but also give the editor a note that you have done so.

I think the main risk would be for a short delay.

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