Overlay journals: a study of the current landscape

« Overlay journals are characterised by their articles being archived on public open access repositories, often already starting in their initial preprint form as a prerequisite for submission to the journal prior to initiating the peer-review process. In this study we aimed to identify currently active overlay journals and examine their characteristics. We utilised an explorative web search and contacted key service providers for additional information. (…) »

source > arxiv.org, Antti Mikael Rousi, Mikael Laakso, 7 avril 2022, arXiv:2204.03383