Pagliaro, Mario. "Did you Ask for Citations? An Insight into Preprint Citations en route to Open Science." (2021).
This study has focused on citation patterns between 2017 and 2020 for preprints published in preprint servers, e.g., bioRxiv and ChemRxiv, in order to demonstrate that preprints are currently regularly cited in peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and conference papers.