This is a list of
Publishing is the activity of making information, literature, music, software and other content available to the public for sale or for free. Traditionally, the term refers to the creation and distribution of printed works, such as book
An academic or scholarly journal is a periodical publication
Periodical literature (also called a periodical publication or simply a periodical) is a category of serial
Serial may refer to:
Arts, entertainment, and media The presentation of w ...
s by their submission policies regarding the use of
In academic publishing, a preprint is a version of a scholarly or scientific paper that precedes formal peer review and publication in a peer review, peer-reviewed scholarly or scientific journal. The preprint may be available, often as a non-typ ...
prior to publication ( example list
Publishers' policies on self-archiving (including of preprint versions) can also be found at
SHERPA/RoMEO SHERPA/RoMEO is a service run by SHERPA (organisation), SHERPA to show the copyright and open access self-archiving policies of academic journals. RoMEO is an acronym for
Romeo (disambiguation), Rights MEtadata for Open archiving.
The database use ...
Policies by publisher
Submission of preprints is accepted by all
open access journals
Open access (OA) is a set of principles and a range of practices through which research
Research is "creativity, creative and systematic work undertaken to increase the stock of knowledge". It involves the collection, organization and ...
. Over the last decade, they have been joined by most subscription journals
, however publisher policies are often vague or ill-defined.
In general, most publishers that permit preprints require that:
* the authors disclose the existence of the preprint at submission (e.g. in the cover letter)
* once an article is published, the preprint should link to the published version (typically via
DOI #REDIRECT DOI
DOI or Doi may refer to:
Science and technology
* Digital object identifier, an international standard for document identification
* Distinctness of image, a quantification of vision used in optics
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* the preprint should not have been formally peer reviewed
Publishers may place additional restrictions (e.g. specifying non-commercial servers or preferred licenses). Most publishers have a unified policy across all of their journals, however some journals list exceptions in their own policies.
Copyright policies of academic publishers This is a summary of the different copyright policies of academic publisher
Academic publishing is the subfield of publishing
Publishing is the activity of making information, literature, music, software and other content available to the pu ...
Ingelfinger rule In scientific journal, scientific publishing, the 1969 Ingelfinger rule originally stipulated that ''The New England Journal of Medicine'' (''NEJM'') would not publish findings that had been published elsewhere, in other media or in other journals. ...
List of open-access journals
This is a list of open-access journal
Open access (OA) is a set of principles and a range of practices through which research outputs are distributed online, free of cost or other access barriers. With open access strictly defined (accordi ...
List of academic preprint repositories
This is a list of preprint repositories.
* List of academic journals by preprint policy
* List of copyright policies of academic publishers
ASAPBio's list of pr ...
- a list of publisher policies on copyright, preprints, and self-archiving
Open access (publishing)