Scholarly Publishing: “Who Killed the PrePrint, and Could It Make a Return?”
Here’s a guest post by Jason Hoyt and Peter Binfield published by Scientific American.
Hoyt and Binfield are the co-founders of PeerJ.
This guest post provides at in-depth look at preprints (rationale for them, history, sources) and also introduces PeerJ PrePrints, a new service that formally went live yesterday.
See Also: Scholarly Publishing: PeerJ Launches Open Access Journal and Preprint Server (Roundup)(June 12, 2012)
See Also: “PeerJ: An Open-Access Experiment” by Peter Binfield (October 31, 2012)
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