Questions tagged [preprint]

Questions regarding making manuscripts available prior to their publication in a peer-reviewed source.

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Indicating an en dash in arXiv submission's metadata [closed]

As indicated here, arXiv metadata fields (e.g., title or abstract) only accept ASCII input, but there are ways of making other symbols appear. My question is, what is the "best" or "...
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Can I deposit my manuscript in arXiv but I will not publish open access [duplicate]

I want to put my paper out in arXiv but due to money shortage I will not be able to publish open access, I chose subscription. Is it allowed to do this and publish preprint or not?
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How does the article transfer from biorxiv to peer-reviewed journals work?

Biorxiv offers the possibility to transfer an article uploaded as a preprint to a peer-reviewed journal. An increasing number of journals are available for this transfer service. I tried to find more ...
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How to not publish in peer-reviewed journals and still be taken seriously?

If someone has a paper which could be published in a peer-reviewed journal, but they choose to not publish it in a peer-reviewed journal, what can they do to help the research to be taken seriously? ...
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Yet another google scholar preprint bug question

I published a paper two months ago in JPR (publisher is ACS). Before the submission, I put the paper on biorvix with the same title. Now I am stuck with the preprint on google scholar and even ...
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Is it allowed to upload an arxiv document to another open repository?

I have a prepint paper uploaded with open access on arxiv.org. My university also has an open access repository and we are encouraged to upload our prepints also there. Now my question is whether it ...
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Can submission to a journal be considered as a proof that the work was carried out first?

I understand Arxiv preprints are the way to go. But, I submitted a paper to an elsevier journal 2 months back. I am still to receive any review for it. I made a mistake of not putting in Arxiv before ...
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How can I publish an accepted IEEE Paper after the conference and before official publication?

I would like to publish my accepted and presented IEEE paper, since the proceedings probably will be published next year. I did not publish any preprint (since I just finished at conference deadline :-...
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My paper was rejected but was posted as a preprint with a DOI on Research Square. Can I now publish it in another journal?

My paper has been rejected recently but its content could be seen in the Research Square website. Why has this happened, and why did it also get a DOI link? I asked and they answered: Thank you for ...
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Is viXra a good site for e-prints [duplicate]

ViXra.org is a host site for e-prints similar to Arxiv.org. I wonder if ViXra is a good place for posting e-prints and how well it is known to the scientific communities.
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When do you submit a preprint?

I'm working on a number of projects right now, some are near "completion" (as much as that is ever possible!). I've been thinking a lot about preprints lately. When would the appropriate ...
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IEEE conference chair asked to take down the arXiv version of the paper within 24 hours

Recently, an article by one of my colleagues had been accepted at an IEEE conference, and about a week ago, he presented it on the main track. He published a preprint of this paper (without final ...
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Is it ethically okay to share an article that is in arxiv and under review?

In the ML word, it's a common practice to upload a paper to Arxiv when it is still under review. But is it okay to share it with other people? Let's say someone writes a paper for congress. And while ...
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Google Scholar - Add article manually and merge?

Three months earlier, I published a preprint version of my paper and it appeared immediately on my Google Scholar account. Recently, I published my paper in a journal. However, this citation/version ...
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Is DeepAI.org a preprint server?

I've noticed lots of new papers at deepai.org. I don't see very clear info. It seems you can submit a paper there, but it's not clear what this means in terms of copyright, etc...is it a preprint ...
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Which of the arXiv licenses are compatible with the IOP preprint policy?

IOP policy reads: IOP Publishing Limited ("IOP") supports the early sharing of research via preprint servers and other early sharing platforms and our authors are permitted to share a ...
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How do you credit people who review your paper before submission?

How do you credit people for reviewing a manuscript prior to submission? I am referring to individuals with more knowledge and experience than myself, such as a professor. Where in the manuscript do ...
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What happens to rejected papers?

I am a Masters student in math and thus new to academia and publishing in general. I am a coauthor on a number of recently submitted papers and had the (somewhat intrusive) thought, what happens to ...
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Citations from pre-print and academic achievements - should I add them to the accepted article? [closed]

Should I add citations from the pre-print to the accepted article, when I'm evaluated at the University ? Or should I keep them separate ?
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Can I include my ArXiv pre-print as a part of the Thesis?

I have posted a paper on ArXiv and submitted it to a journal which is under review. Can I include a part of it or the whole article (pre-print) as a chapter in the thesis? Will it be counted as self-...
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How to mention a paper as a citation which is to be published and not present as a preprint? [duplicate]

Background: I have written a paper X. In X, I mention 3 future works which I had thought to take a lot of time to solve. But somehow I managed to finish those early. Now I want to write a Paper Y on ...
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Are there any area in arxiv without requiring endorsement?

Are there any areas in arxiv to post without endorsement?
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References of version 2 of an arXiv paper not added in Google Scholar

I first uploaded a paper to arXiv and it was correctly added to my Google Scholar profile. After a few months, I made some modifications to the article, uploading a second version to arXiv (this ...
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Does arXiv prevent your work from getting scooped, or the opposite? [duplicate]

On the one hand, it seems like a preprint can discourage dishonest reviewers or editors (who get to see new work before anyone else) from running off with ideas since you have proof of originality ...
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Can a highly experimental paper with potentially controversial concepts published on a preprint server (not in a journal) damage one's career? [closed]

Imagine a paper which has unconventional ideas which could be controversial. Does publishing it on a preprint server have the same negative career implications as publishing in a journal? Or is a ...
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Is it okay to leave a conference paper as a pre-print?

Background: I just got an acceptance for a conference paper. While the conference isn't half bad (Nothing top of the domain. It's a top 80 conference in my domain as per guide2research), they are ...
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Can ResearchGate upload preprints from ArXiv without author's consent?

I recently uploaded a preprint on ArXiv (the journal I submitted the manuscript allows this) under CC BY-NC-ND. However, it can be found on ResearchGate (without my consent). While it can be removed ...
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Will a mismatch between my name the papers I authored and the name in my official documents cause trouble in getting hired? [duplicate]

When I submitted my first article to arXiv, in the article I mentioned my full name, which is just 'Afham' (I do not know whether it is not allowed to mention such personal information in a question, ...
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Fixing insignificant errors of an article after publication, only in the preprint version

Consider that a paper is published in a journal. It contains some insignificant errors which are not worth asking for an erratum. I was wondering in such a case would it be acceptable to fix those ...
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Is the rise of pre-prints lowering the quality and credibility of researcher and increasing the pressure to publish?

From what I understand pre-prints have been common in some fields for many years because of some practical obvious reasons, for example very long lag time from submission to publication. However, it ...
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Publish a paper with flaws, improve it, or let it go?

As a PI, I have quite a few projects that have gone nowhere. For some of these projects, I have submitted a manuscript that has been rejected. In others, I have written portions of a manuscript, but ...
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Can I upload a national report which I reference in a paper to a preprint server so it has a permanent location and/or DOI rather than a URL?

I recently wrote an editorial article which referenced several national (UK) reports. These are typically freely available as pdf files online via institutions like the British Medical Association, ...
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How to find out if a preprint has been already published

I found a preprint from 2012 in the internet, how can I know if this preprint is now published or not?
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Is there a way to submit privately to claim intellectual property [duplicate]

Hypothetically, if I had an idea to improve an algorithm/theorem but I wasn't sure it was correct, or I wasn't sure it was significant or meaningful or hasn't already been published in a different ...
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What should one do with his/her manuscript after some sort of academic misconduct

This happened in my group. One of the master students in our group had a manuscript derived from her thesis, and the manuscript was planned to publish with she and her advisor (who is the PI of our ...
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Does authorea have any moderation for preprints submitted to it?

Some of the preprint servers like arXiv have moderation. Others like viXra don't have any form of them. I browsed authorea.com and I think they don't have any sort of moderation like viXra. Am I ...
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Does vixra hold copyright over any submission to it?

I have read the following links vixra.org/practices vixra.org/submit The only relevant line seems to be By submitting your documents to viXra.org, you declare that all authors and other copyright ...
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Is it possible to submit a preprint to viXra and then submit my physics paper to PRA?

I really want to submit to viXra to stake my claim on the paper's idea. I don't want to submit it to arXiv. I searched PRA's policy on this without much success. I have read the following documents, ...
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How do search engines calculate citations when both a preprint and a published journal/conference version of a paper exists?

Let's say that I wrote my research paper and then I published it as a preprint on the ArXiv, and I got citations for this preprint. Afterwards, my same paper has been peer reviewed by a journal then ...
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Pre-print service like arXiv but with private option, so I can correct my mistakes without publicly advertising my mistakes?

As a student, I make mistakes all the time, and stealing my idea will not face heavy retaliation. I don't mind if someone comes up with concurrent works, but I do mind if my key idea is leaked. Many ...
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How to find published article from arxiv preprint

I just came from here and have a related but different question. My question is, is there an online tool that will allow me to definitively check if a published version of a preprint exists and locate ...
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Can I publish open access articles on my personal website?

I have written a couple of articles for a print journal which I found, at the time of publication, were available online for free as Open Access. This was around two years ago. Can I also publish them ...
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What distinguishes acceptable use of a preprint server from unacceptable dual publication?

In answering this question, I wondered: Many fields are now beginning to embrace preprint servers such as arXiv. Typically, authors upload a manuscript to the preprint server at the same time as they ...
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Submitting a paper to a peer-reviewd journal after putting it on medRxiv

Most COVID-19 related papers(about 2/3) go as pre-prints on arXiv/medRxiv, and so I decided to do the same. Is it still possible to submit the same preprint to a peer-reviewed journal? In such case, ...
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Does arXiv do peer review and can a high school student submit to arXiv?

Is it necessary to publish in a journal after writing paper in arXiv? Is arXiv peer reviewed journal? If yes, then will the editor consider and send to other experts in that field? Can a high school ...
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Change title of the manuscript in arXiv

I have written a paper and posted that in arXiv. The paper is cited once and I have cited roughly 40 manuscripts in my paper. I am now thinking that the title of my paper is not fully representing ...
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Do I need to remove/modify a journal's Latex template style before submitting a paper to arXiv? [duplicate]

I want to submit a paper to a SIAM journal. Before submitting it I want to put the paper on arXiv. I've written the paper using SIAM's Latex template files. Is it ok to upload the current version of ...
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IEEE Copyright and replacing previous ArXiv/TechRxiv versions

I know that similar questions have been posted before but i cannot find a specific and complete answer. Suppose that i post a preprint article on ArXiv/TechRxiv. Then, i submit the paper to an IEEE ...
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Is it really legal to submit a work to a venue although we already uploaded it as a reprint somewhere like Arxiv or researchgate? [duplicate]

I am wondering if it is legal to submit a work as fresh manuscript to a journal although we have already uploaded it somewhere else as a preprint? Most of the journals/publishers require that the ...
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Plagarsim check [duplicate]

Could your own preprints of the same paper on arXiv and other sites be considered as plagiarism when the journal checks this paper using, for example, Turnitin plagiarism program?

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