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Leaving the house - where preprints go

“Pre-prints” are sometimes neither Pre nor Print (c.f. https://0-doi-org.lib.rivier.edu/10.12688/f1000research.11408.1), but they do go on and get published in journals. While researchers may have different motivations for posting a preprint, such as establishing a record of priority or seeking rapid feedback, the primary motivation appears to be timely sharing of results prior to journal publication.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://0-www-crossref-org.lib.rivier.edu/blog/leaving-the-house---where-preprints-go/