Repository: Arabixiv

Full Name: Arabixiv
Short Name (or Acronym):
Description: The Arabic multidisciplinary preprint server for science.
Accepted Content Types: Journal articles, Preprints
Certificate or Labels:
Closure Date: Closed for submission due to the lack of funding
Contact: [email protected] or contact+[email protected] or [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: All scientific fields
Keywords: The Arabic Preprint Server for Open Science
Launch Date: Jan-18
Platform: Open Science Framework
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 328
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Closed to Submission Only
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 7/8/21
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Community operators pay a fee based on usage and COS subsidizes the other portion through fundraised support
Objectives: Promoting open science, transparency and sharing of knowledge
Owner Full Name: Small group of enthusiasts
Owner Short Name:
Owner URL:
Ownership Type: Academic community group
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes, various scientific fields are represented. Up to every member to continue as a member at a voluntary basis or to end his commitment
User Committees: Yes, researchers included and the server is open to anyone from around the world. Users are free to contribute without any condition or terms
Access to Content: Anyone may access full items free of charge
Access to Metadata: Anyone may access the metadata free of charge
Account Creation: Only needed for submission
Backups: Yes, monthly
Functional Description: The functioning of preprint server is commonly known (which includes manuscript moderation before posting to insure that the content is scientific and then posting it publiclly within ~ 48h)
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Identifier, Publication/deposition date, Author name(s), Abstract, Relational link to final journal publication (e.g. in crossref metadata), License type(s), Subject category
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via API
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: None
Persistence of Content: COS Preservation Fund to maintain read access for 50+ years
Preservation Policy: Yes. COS has a preservation fund for up to 50+ years
Function Service Details
Commenting/Annotation Local function Yes : Commenting (including annotation plug-ins)
Endorsement Local function Yes, via Plaudit
Endorsement Plaudit
Indexing/Search Local function Yes : Google Scholar, SHARE, Microsoft Academic, Unpaywall
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Indexing/Search SHARE
Indexing/Search Microsoft Academic
Indexing/Search Unpaywall
Metrics Local function Downloads are visible to everyone
Academic Applicant Only?: No
Accepted Content Formats: PDF
Accepted Content Languages: Multilingual
Accepted Content Level: Any scholarly content
Accepted Supplementary Content: Supplementary data can be associated (image, datasets, etc.)
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Availability of Associated Content:
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: Authors are provided with a choice of licenses: No license, GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) 3.0, BSD 3-Clause "New"/"Revised" License, BSD 2-Clause "Simplified" License, GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) 2.1, CC BY Attribution 4.0 International, Artistic License 2.0, CC0 1.0 Universal, Apache License 2.0, Mozilla Public License 2.0, Academic Free License (AFL) 3.0, Eclipse Public License 1.0, MIT License, GNU General Public License (GPL) 3.0, GNU General Public License (GPL) 2.0
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator, Readers encouraged to post concerns publicly as new article
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email administrator
Moderation: Moderators screen the submission before posting
Peer Review Status Indication: No
Persistent Identifier: DOI, single DOI retained for all versions
Remaining Indrawn Item: Basic information remains on a tombstone page
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
Time from Submission to Posting: Up to 48 hours
Versioning Policy: Accepts new version. All version are archieved and visible for readers.
Who can Deposit?: Anyone can post on the platform. Only an account is required (The creation of the account is free).
Withdrawal Authorisation: At author's request with moderator approval
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Plagiarism, false or inaccurate content