January 26, 2022

CrossRef Shares Data on Where Preprints Get Published (20 Journals with the Highest Number of Preprints Associated with its Articles)

From a CrossRef Blog Post by Jennifer Lin:

2018-08-23_14-18-51“Pre-prints” are sometimes neither Pre nor Print (c.f. https://doi.org/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.

So where in fact do preprints get published?

Although this is a simple question, we have not had an easy way to answer how this varies across disciplines, preprint repositories and journals. Until now.

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