Policies & Scope

  • Scope: All the scholarly outputs as first or final drafts of working papers, preprints or postprints related to the subjects/disciplines of agriculture and allied sciences can be submitted to AgriXiv preprints repository to have a greater reach and also to maximize its impact.
  • What Preprints can be deposited?
    • Working Papers: Early drafts of papers being prepared for submission to any journal.
    • Preprints: Finals versions of a paper being submitted for publication, excluding the ultimate production version produced by the journal.
    • Postprints: Final version of the publication without any of the journal’s formatting and images.
  • Copyrights: The authors of the preprints submitted to AgriXiv owns the copyright on their own work and if they use others works in the manuscripts, they should check license to use or secure license before they submit to AgriXiv. However the works are licensed under CC0 or CC-BY and are shared immediately and publicly.
  • Open Access policy: All the published preprints on AgriXiv are made available under Creative Commons license (CC0 or CC BY) as per the Author’s choice. However, CC0 is highly encouraged.