Open Access + Preprints: Journals and scholars take action

How can scholars and academic journal publishers come together to make research open access? One option is via preprints. Today preprint servers are becoming a hot topic among virtually all disciplines. This eBook considers the role of preprints in the academic publishing landscape.

In this guide we overview:

  • How preprints are helping scholars and journals make research open access
  • The benefits and challenges of using preprint servers
  • New overlay publishing models journals are pioneering using preprint servers

About Scholastica

Scholastica’s software products enable academic journals to streamline peer review and publish modern open access articles and issues online. Our mission is to empower journal teams to make quality research available more quickly and accessibly with affordable and easy-to-use peer review and publishing tools. Over 800 journals across disciplines use Scholastica.

About Authorea

Authorea is the leading collaborative platform to write, cite, collaborate, host, and publish research. Founded by two physicists out of CERN, Authorea aims to accelerate the entire research cycle, from writing to publishing, creating a new platform for researchers and scientists.