Repository: ChinaXiv

Full Name: ChinaXiv
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Description: ChinaXiv is an open repository and distribution service for scientific researchers in the field of natural science, which accepts scholarly preprints and conditionally accepts published articles.
Accepted Content Types: Research papers
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Contact: [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: All scientific fields
Keywords: China Preprint platform
Launch Date: 2016
Platform: Java, SQL server
Platform Languages: English and Chinese
Record Count: Full text : 15 134
Repository Type: National Preprint platform
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 8/30/21
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Internal funding
Objectives: NSLC, aiming at developing a world first-class information service ability and leadership in library development in the country, strives to strengthen its resources, improve its systems, and innovate its services, to best suit its users.
Countries: <a href="">China</a>
Owner Full Name: National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Owner Short Name: NSLC, CAS
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Ownership Type: Academic institution
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes : includes researchers.
User Committees: Yes. We invite some of the researchers of Chinese Academy of Sciences to be our users committee
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
Functional Description: Yes. is "HELP" on the website. And we provide the rule and format of submitting papers for the registered users during the submitting process.
Interoperability: Yes via API
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English and Chinese
Metadata Properties: Title, Identifier, Publication/deposition date, Author name(s), Abstract, Subject category, keywords
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via API
Open Source: No
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: None
Persistence of Content: Yes : Long term preservation in local
Preservation Policy:
Function Service Details
Commenting/Annotation Local function Yes : Commenting, free of charge,
Indexing/Search Local function Yes : ROAR (Registry of Open Access Repositories)
Metrics Local function Views, Downloads and Hits are visible to everyone
Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: PDF, Word doc, LaTeX
Accepted Content Languages: Standard Chinese, English
Accepted Content Level: Research only
Accepted Supplementary Content: Supplementary data can be associated on the same page (ZIP file)
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: Yes : Multiple, listed at
Author PID: Yes, we encourage researchers to submit their ORCID to help identify them.
Availability of Associated Content: Material associated with preprint is hosted also by the platform
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: Authors are provided with a choice of licenses: CC0, CC BY, CC BY-SA, CC BY-NC-SA; with no preference for which license chosen
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email, WeChat official account
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: No
Moderation: Beforehand : Text overlap detection, Misconduct or integrity checks
Peer Review Status Indication: Yes
Persistent Identifier: DOI, single DOI retained for all versions
Remaining Indrawn Item: Public can not see a withdrawled paper record at all. The administer of the preprint can see it.
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
Time from Submission to Posting: 1-3 days usually
Versioning Policy: Accepts new version. All version are archieved and visible for readers.
Who can Deposit?: Only scientific research personnel can submit. We accept the paper from local and foreign country.
Withdrawal Authorisation: The platform : on initiative of the platform or asked by the author (or a third party)
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Contravention of copyright, plagiarism, false or inaccurate content, ethical and legal issues