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The Need for Speed: How Quickly Do Preprints Become Published Articles?

8 Pages Posted: 26 Sep 2019 Publication Status: Accepted

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Rachel Herbert

International Center for the Study of Research

Kate Gasson

International Center for the Study of Research

Alex Ponsford

International Center for the Study of Research

Abstract

How quickly do preprints become published articles? What benefits are there for authors considering posting a preprint and for those people who determine journal preprint policy? That’s what we aim to learn in this study, by discovering a little more about the timing of submission of preprints and the relationship between submission and acceptance of manuscripts.

The Chinese language version is available here: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3914539

Keywords: preprints; publication speed

JEL Classification: C00

Suggested Citation

Herbert, Rachel and Gasson, Kate and Ponsford, Alex, The Need for Speed: How Quickly Do Preprints Become Published Articles? (September 17, 2019). International Center for the Study of Research Paper Series, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3455146 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3455146

Rachel Herbert (Contact Author)

International Center for the Study of Research ( email )

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Kidlington, OX5 1GB

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Kate Gasson

International Center for the Study of Research ( email )

United Kingdom

Alex Ponsford

International Center for the Study of Research ( email )

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