Brand new to preprints? Check out this introductory video from ASAPBio

FAQ 1: Why publish a paper if the work is already published as a preprint?

In the present reward system, journal publications influence funding and promotion decisions; the vast majority of research-paper preprints in physics are therefore also submitted to journals. Journals provide additional services including:

FAQ 2: Will someone steal my work in my preprint?

FAQ 3: Will preprints lead to large volumes of  low-quality material on paleorXiv?

FAQ 4: Can paleorXiv host only preprints?

FAQ 5: Will publishing a preprint mean I can’t publish in a journal?

FAQ 6: How do I link data to my preprint?

FAQ 7: Does my preprint get a DOI and how might this impact citation count?