Electronic Preprints and Postprints

Harnad, Stevan (2003) Electronic Preprints and Postprints. [Book Chapter] (In Press)

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Preprints are drafts of a research paper before peer review and postprints are drafts of a research paper after peer review. Researchers have always given away their preprints and postprints in order to increase the impact of their work. The online age has at last made it possible for researchers to maximize their work's visibility, usage and impact by self-archiving their preprints and postprints in institutional Eprint Archives, making them openly accessible to all would-be users worldwide.

Item Type:Book Chapter
Subjects:Electronic Publishing > Archives
ID Code:3019
Deposited By: Harnad, Stevan
Deposited On:19 Jun 2003
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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