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Friday, February 14, 2014
Why upload to academic preprint sites like arXiv?
"The recent question about the legality of uploading to arXiv made me
realize that I don't have any understanding of why one would upload to a
preprint site. (I don't work in a field where they seem to be common.) Why
would one be concerned about getting a manuscript on arXiv, if it's already
under review with a journal? Is it because of the long publishing timeline of
journals? (That could explain why computer science — which publishes much more
in conferences — doesn't seem to do much with them.) ..." Read more at:
(arXiv is an e-print
service in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative
biology, quantitative finance and statistics. Submissions to arXiv must conform
to Cornell University academic standards. arXiv is owned and operated by
Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution. arXiv is
funded by Cornell University Library, the Simons Foundation and by the member