Accelerating scholarly communication: The transformative role of preprints

« (…) Objectives

The overall objective of this study was to explore the place of preprints in the research lifecycle from the points of view of researchers, research performing organisations, research funding organisations and preprint servers/service providers. Our investigation covered:

  • Core benefits and usage in the case of researchers, including incentives and disincentives
  • Attitudes of research performing organisations (RPOs) and research funders
  • Values, strategies and aims of service providers (…) »