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Scholarly preprints (comment)


The Scholarly Kitchen blog currently features two articles on scholarly preprints--the scholar's final version of an article shared before it appears in a journal.:

"The Stars Are Aligning for Preprints: " An overview of recent events and the current state of preprints in the scholarly communications landscape, b Judy Luther, April 18, 2017