(21 Feb 2023) How comprehensive are bibliographic databases when it comes to preprints? Ludo Waltman and Nees Jan van Eck provide six recommendations for improvement.
“In this blog post, we discuss how preprints are indexed by different bibliographic databases and we present recommendations for optimizing the indexing of preprints. Our focus is on five popular bibliographic databases: Dimensions, Europe PMC, the Lens, Scopus, and Web of Science…We consider four challenges: version history, links to journal articles, links to peer reviews, and citation links…We present six recommendations for optimizing the indexing of preprints in bibliographic databases”
The article in full is here.