[1604.05363] Comparing Published Scientific Journal Articles to Their Pre-print Versions
lkfitz's bookmarks 2016-07-11
"Academic publishers claim that they add value to scholarly communications by coordinating reviews and contributing and enhancing text during publication."
"Our analysis revealed that the text contents of the scientific papers generally changed very little from their pre-print to final published versions. These findings contribute empirical indicators to discussions of the added value of commercial publishers and therefore should influence libraries' economic decisions regarding access to scholarly publications."