Repository: Beilstein Archive

Full Name: Beilstein Archive
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Description: The Beilstein Archives is currently limited to publishing preprints of unpublished research results in the fields of organic chemistry and nanotechnology. At this time, we are only publishing preprints that are intended for publication in one of the Beilstein Journals
Accepted Content Types: Journal articles, Preprints
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Contact: [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: Organic Chemistry and nanotechnology
Keywords: Chemistry, Nanotechnology
Launch Date: 2019
Platform: Custom Beilstein Framework
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 350
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 9/25/22
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Internal funding
Objectives: To support the rapid and reliable dissimination of research.
Countries: <a href="">Germany</a>
Owner Full Name: Beilstein-Institut zur Förderung der Chemischen Wissenschaften
Owner Short Name: Beilstein-Institut
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Ownership Type: Foundation
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes : The Advisory Board of the Beilstein Archives includes scientists who are knowledgeable in the subject areas outlined in the scope..
User Committees: Yes : The Advisory Board of the Beilstein Archives includes leaders in scholarly communication
Access to Content: Anyone may access full items free of charge
Access to Metadata: Metadata delivered to Crossref upon registration.
Account Creation: Only needed for submission
Backups: Backups twice daily on two servers hosted by the Beilstein-Institut
Functional Description: No
Metadata Formats: Dublin Core and Crossref compliant
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Author(s), Author(s) PID, Author(s) Affiliation, Posted Date, Abstract, License information, is-preprint-of (updated with Crossref upon publication of peer-reviewed article), etc. See example:
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Free via Crossref
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata:
Persistence of Content: Preprints permanently archived in Portico
Preservation Policy: The repository will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility. Items will be migrated to new file formats where necessary
Function Service Details
Bibliographic References Management Local function Yes : RIS and BibTex - no cost
Indexing/Search Local function Yes. EuropePMC, Unpaywall, The Lens, Google Scholar (mostly:
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Indexing/Search Europe PMC
Indexing/Search Unpaywall
Indexing/Search Lens
Metrics Local function Only for most accessed
Peer Review Local function Yes. The Beilstein Journals Editorial Office makes an initial screening of all preprints to screen out of scope and scientifically unreliable content. A single-blind peer-review process is further carred out by the respective journal, chosen at the time of preprint submission.
Plagiarism Detection Local function Yes. Similarity Check (iThenticate)
Plagiarism Detection ithenticate
Text Mining Local function Yes. (see metadata)
Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: Word Doc, LaTeX
Accepted Content Languages: English
Accepted Content Level: Research only
Accepted Supplementary Content: The author may include images and text in the main manuscript and also reference data sets in the References. All other additional information may be published as supporting information (code, data sets, movies, spectra, images, etc.). The supporting information has the same DOI as the main text.
Associated Editor: Yes. Managing Editor
Associated Journal: Beilstein Journals
Availability of Associated Content: The authors are highly encouraged to include any supporting files and data sets that would enable reproducibility of the work. They may deposit this on any platform of their choice or include this as supporting information to the main text.
Journal Submission: To publish a preprint you must first submit to one of the Beilstein Journals. If your article is eventually rejected, you may submit your preprint to any other journal.
Licensing: CC BY, copyright Author(s)
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email Managing Editor
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email Managing Editor
Moderation: Beforehand : offensive and/or non-scientific content are screened. The Beilstein Journals Editorial Office also checks for plagiarism, scope and scientifically unreliable content. The Beilstein Archives reserves the right to correct technical errors in the document before publication.
Peer Review Status Indication: Yes
Persistent Identifier: DOI; one per version
Remaining Indrawn Item: Withdrawn items are deleted entirely from the database
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
Time from Submission to Posting: Average: 2 days; Maximum: 3 days
Versioning Policy: If necessary, an updated version may be deposited. There will be links between earlier and later versions, with the most recent version clearly identified
Who can Deposit?: The submitting author must create a simple account in the Beilstein Publishing System to subit and provide a verified ORCID iD in order to publish a preprint.
Withdrawal Authorisation: Platform. At author's request with moderator approval
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Journal Publishers' rules. Legal requirements and proven violations