Preprints in Scholarly Communication: Re-Imagining Metrics and Infrastructures | B. Preedip Balaji and M. Dhanamjaya | Publications 2019, 7, 6

According to this study, the landscape of scholarly publishing and communication is transitioning towards alternative metrics, such as social media attention, author-level, and article-level metrics.

As the authors of this research paper argue, for preprint repositories to be sustainable, scholarly communities and funding agencies should support continued investment in open knowledge, alternative metrics development, and open infrastructures in scholarly publishing.