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Preprints are gaining a central place within the practice of scholarly publishing. Disciplines are developing their own preprint platforms, and a system for review offers an alternative to the path of submission, peer review, revise, acceptance or rejection. Rebecca Stuhr will introduce some of the growing number of platforms, from arXiv and its "rxiv" descendents to the opportunities for peer review at these sites, and the developing option to have your preprint reviewed outside of the journal submission process.


  Participants will:

  • Become familiar with the growing number of preprint platforms
  • Become aware of how these platforms fit into the system of scholarly publishing including some copyright issues
  • The possibilities for collaboration 
  • The changing peer review process (especially in the life and health sciences) 

Support for Publishing Workshops Fall 2023
This workshop is part of a series  hosted by the Libraries in collaboration with the Grad Center at Penn. Each workshop focuses on an element of the research or publishing process. From September through December, take part in in-person workshops covering citation management, impact metrics, promoting your work, selecting the right publishing venue, fair use, and more.  See the full suite of workshops to support you as you make progress toward your publishing goals. Check back to keep track of new workshops being added.