January 23, 2022

Report: “Chemistry Preprints Pick Up Steam”

From Chemical and Engineering News:

In the 17 months since that meeting [American Chemical Society national meeting], preprints have steadily gained popularity in the chemistry community. Researchers have begun experimenting with uploading their manuscripts, citing curiosity and speed among the reasons for giving it a try.



Collectively, more than 2,300 preprints have been posted on ChemRxiv and ChemRN. Another server, called ECSarXiv, operated by the Electrochemical Society, slipped onto the scene in the spring of last year and currently hosts about 30 preprints.

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