Questions tagged [preprint]

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

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What counts as a “prior version” in Springer's self-archiving policy?

Springer's self-archiving policy ( https://www.springer.com/gp/open-access/authors-rights/self-archiving-policy/2124 ) says: By signing the Copyright Transfer Statement you still retain ...
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Can I put my accepted paper on arXiv before it appears on the proceedings

I have a paper accepted to appear in a CS conference proceedings, Is it possible to put it on an on-line archive, such as "arXiv" before the conference date? Could I at least publish the pre-print? ...
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As a beginning graduate student, can you do without conferences in theoretical CS?

I'm beginning my graduate study in theoretical computer science soon, and I've been admitted to two graduate schools in Northeastern Asia. One of those makes it a rule to grant compensation for ...
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Are papers on Research Gate publicly available?

Do users need an account (on Research Gate) to view papers on the site? Or, are these papers available to anyone who finds the page for a paper (i.e., through Google Scholar)? Doing some investigating ...
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Are there any pre-print servers that let you export/redistribute the article (not as PDF)? [closed]

For example, if I were able to get an article from arXiv in a format that isn't PDF, such as LaTeX, docx, html, markdown (really anything covered by pandoc, since that's what I'm using). From what I ...
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What is arXiv.org for? Should I upload my unpublished, but submitted manuscripts there? [duplicate]

I know arXiv.org for several years (3 to 4 years), and have used it to access extended versions of conference papers, corrected versions of published papers in a peer-reviewed journal and also search ...
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How to present preprints that are not publicly accessible on a CV for math academic job search?

In the context of preparing a CV for a math academic job search Is it advisable to list preprints which are not yet accessible to the wide public in the CV? If so, should it be in a rubric of its ...
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I forgot to add preprint submission (BioRxiv) before the actual journal submission, what can I do now?

I was entrusted to do the entire submission process on my own (previously done by the PI) as a learning process, so I am learning by trial and error. I was supposed to initiate and complete all the ...
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Should I change the format of preprint before publishing it as a working paper?

I submit a paper to a journal which allows to publish the preprint as a working paper. After submission, I thought I can just take the version I just submitted and publish it on ResearchGate. But then ...
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Where can I publish the draft paper of my masters thesis?

I'm Iranian and now working on a paper related to my masters thesis. Unfortunately, in my country copyright violation is not unusual and some professors publish students' papers in their own name, ...
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Is it legal to make submitted research paper public

I have submitted a research paper to IEEE. Now my research supervisor is saying to make it public by writing a blog on Medium and giving a link to the paper. He also shared research paper on some ...
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Will the preprint published to the figshare be available on Google scholar?

I have published a preprint of my research paper on figshare. Will it be indexed on Google scholar (like a published research)? And if it does, then how many days will it require?
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Has anything changed about the “default” arXiv perpetual license?

I am new to arXiv and when I asked several of my colleagues which license I should select for my submission, they tell me to use the one marked as default, referring to the "arXiv.org perpetual" ...
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Posting a paper on a preprint repository (SSRN) before publishing (economics)?

I am a young scholar and I have a paper that is virtually finished. I was thinking about posting it as a working paper on SSRN to get more feedback and comments. However, I worry if it will be still ...
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Cite paper under review on a paper that is going to double-blind review? [duplicate]

I wrote a paper to a journal, which is still under review. Now I need to cite it in another paper that is double-blinded. Is this a problem?
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Updating the arXiv version of paper after it is published in ACM proceedings [duplicate]

Before submitting my paper to one of ACM's conferences, I uploaded the earlier version of the paper on arXiv. The paper has now been accepted and published in ACM proceedings. I plan to update the ...
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How can I claim ownership of my idea without securing a patent?

I created a model for the pathogenesis of a neurodegenerative disorders that reveals a novel target for neurorestoration/neuroprotection. Can I patent the use of an existing compound for another ...
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Is there a pre-publication access for ACM journals?

After a manuscript is accepted in a journal, usually it takes serveral months before it actually gets actually published. Many publishers now provide online access to the published papars, before they ...
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Update a preprint on ResearchGate to conference publication after acceptance

Is there a way to update a preprint on ResearchGate to the published conference version including accepted conference information etc.? I have not found a straightforward way to do this, I don't think ...
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Publishing working paper before submission to peer-reviewed journal

Could the fact that I publish a working paper in a WP-series at the institution where I am doing my PhD jeopardise my chance to have it accepted in a peer-review journal? Since I know it might depend ...
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How to cite a working paper, preprint, or manuscript?

I am wondering how I can cite a preprint (likewise a working paper, or a manuscript) which I am not supposed to officially archive because of a longer double-blind review process with an anonymized ...
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Can pre-print be published as “working paper” after the peer reviewed and revised manuscript has been accepted for publication by the journal?

A colleague wishes to publish a pre-print as a "working paper" after the revised manuscript has gone through the peer review process and accepted for publication. The rationale is that firstly, ...
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Does posting paper online anonymously prevent me from publishing it in journal?

I am a high school student and I am trying to publish my first research paper in mathematics. However, I have already had my full paper posted without author information on the website of another ...
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Publishing a preprint while having another related work on review

Preliminaries As coauthor, I sent a work X to a reputable journal. The work X deals with two problems A and B. The reviewers asked for some minor clarifications/corrections. I performed them, and ...
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Can I upload a pre-print during peer review that includes changes suggested by reviewers? [duplicate]

My paper is in the late stage of peer-review and probably will be accepted once I complete the last minor revisions, but it is not formally accepted yet. During peer-review the manuscript changed ...
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arXiv submission with PDF and data, preferred submission strategy?

arXiv does not allow PDF and other file types on the same submission. My (many)coauthors are not tex savvy, and want the paper describing the database to be in PDF format so that their (also not tex ...
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Can an author decline to be on a biorxiv paper?

Asking for a friend. If an author is added to a biorxiv paper, but does not want to be part of it, is there any recourse for him/her?
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Whether to publish a paper as both a university working paper and on ArXiV?

I've recently written a paper about my bachelors thesis. This paper was rejected by a journal. It seems to be the usual case that my supervisors are listed as co-authors. I would like to publish it on ...
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Can i post my article in arxiv for comments from other mathematicians? [duplicate]

I have recently written a paper on Quantum Polynomial Algebra. But I am not studying anywhere, so I havenot got anyone to comment. Even I have mailed a few math professors but they may be to busy to ...
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Editorial perception/bias regarding preprints in bioinformatics

The quality of a journal manuscript submission being equal, does posting a preprint on arXiv or bioRxiv hurt your chances of publication in a journal? I'm asking about bioinformatics, for journals ...
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What license to choose for preprint on OSF (Open Science Framework) when the preprint has been published in a journal?

I'd like to put two preprints on OSF to make them available for everyone. One paper is already published, the other is in print. I've checked on SHERPA/RoMEO if the publisher allows preprint to be put ...
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Is there a downside to “publishing” a preprint first? [duplicate]

Just as a background, I just finished my graduate school in August. I had three data chapters in my dissertation. My first data chapter was published long before graduation and was based on a ...
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List unpublished masters thesis in preprints section on CV?

After I've defended my masters thesis, if I haven't published it anywhere, should I list it in the preprints section on my CV?
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Is there a pre-print server for building physics papers?

I recently submitted a pre-print (about heating control algorithms for buildings) to arXiv.org, under General Physics, but it was rejected as being off-topic for that server. I tried to find a pre-...
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ArXIV's Different Licenses [closed]

I am considering submitting a working paper to the ArXIV archive and was wondering what the different licenses entailed, and whether choosing one might have some future ramifications. Thank you!
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What are the pros and cons of submitting to a Preprint server?

I am currently writing a review paper in biology (conservation and ecology) and I am planning to publish this on a preprint platform. Two of the most common preprint server today are BioArVix and ...
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Allowing preprints boosts the impact factor – was this argument ever (prominently) made?

Background The impact factor is a journal metric that rewards citations in the first two years after publication (or five in some flavours). For better or worse, this metric has some importance and ...
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Self-archiving of a preprint whose title has changed in the journal version

After a revision that included a change in the title, I recently got my last paper accepted. The policy of the editor about arXiv is that self-archiving is allowed at any time for preprints, but only ...
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If my paper was published in IEEE Xplore, can I upload it to arXiv [duplicate]

A research paper from a computer vision conference I made was published in IEEE Xplore, but also in some other places (where it is open). Can I publish it to arXiv? paper in IEEE Xplore paper in ...
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Can a first author of a pre-print be demoted in the version sent to a journal?

Can a PI decide to submit to a journal a previously agreed manuscript, uploaded to a pre-print server, and swap the first author with someone else after introducing some changes in the writing? Would ...
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Preprints conflicts between Research Gate and Journal

I uploaded a preprint paper to Research Gate. Then I realized that it is not allowed for the Journal I submitted my paper. I removed the paper from RG, but it was around two days available. Will I ...
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How and from where to get feedback for my preprint?

I have worked upon a project that estimates the wind power generation potential in India using simulation techniques and polynomial regression. I have written the first draft. However, everyone in my ...
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In CV, mentioning of a report that summarizes the postdoc research without publications?

During a one year of postdoc of mine in pure mathematics, I didn't publish anything. I definitely did a research report and wrote down the main questions (in the form of conjectures) we were after and ...
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What can I do if my paper doesn't fit any arXiv category? [duplicate]

I have a paper (A) that has been submitted to a journal, but is as yet unreviewed, and another paper (B) that cites A. (The citation is necessary because A includes details of the preparation of a ...
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google scholar has not listed me as coauthor

After finally getting an article listed on google scholar via preprints, Google Scholar has not listed me as an author on my paper on either preprint it has indexed. I was the one who uploaded them to ...
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sharing preprint using the journal's template?

Publishers such as Elsevier and SAGE provide LaTeX templates for manuscripts to be submitted to their journals. Can one post that version of the paper in our websites if the paper has been accepted to ...
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Where to draw the line between preprint and author-submitted paper?

I read on https://conferences.ieeeauthorcenter.ieee.org/get-published/post-your-paper/ (mirror): Preprint: a form of e-print where an author posts a draft paper on the author’s or another ...
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Cannot submit revision of preprint in bioRxiv (Current Version Status Closed)

I went to the 'Author Area', and the first sign of problem was that the 'Submit a Revision' link had 0 papers. After that, I went to 'Author history', found the specific preprint. I noticed that the ...
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What can I expect from a publication on arXiv [duplicate]

Is it reasonable to expect that someone would read/comment my paper if I uploaded it to arXiv? As this paper is intended to be published in a journal, should I upload it before or after submission? ...
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Preprint request etiquette

I am collaborating on a disability advocacy project with someone, let's call her A, who was told by medical researcher B: Some collaborators and I have an article coming out soon which would lend ...