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Preprints: The Basics: Repositories and Preprint Servers

A guide on what preprints are and why they are beneficial.

Preprint Servers

There are a variety of preprint servers available for different subjects; here is a list of some of the most popular. Check publisher policies for journals you are interested in publishing in before depositing a preprint in any of these.

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Subject Repositories

Subject repositories are online archives of publications devoted to particular topics.