Repository: Jxiv

Full Name: Jxiv
Short Name (or Acronym): Jxiv
Description: Jxiv is the full-fledged preprint server in Japan that makes unpublished, pre-reviewed papers(preprints) available for open access. Jxiv allows users to submit and publish preprints in all research fields including natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, and interdisciplinary sciences in either Japanese or English. There is no charge for submitting, publishing, and viewing preprints
Accepted Content Types: Multiple article types (including research manuscripts and review papers)
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Contact: [email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: All research fields including natural sciences, humanities, social sciences and interdisciplinary sciences
Keywords: Japanese, English, multidisciplinary, open access
Launch Date: Mar-22
Platform: Open Preprint Systems
Platform Languages: English and Japanese
Record Count: Full Text : 270
Repository Type: National Institution
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 3/20/24
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: government financial support
Objectives: Jxiv shall be operated to enhance public discussion at an early stage of the research process, to promote research and development by enabling the rapid publication and sharing of research results, and to incentivize authors to publish their research (including by enabling authors to establish precedence)
Countries: <a href="">Japan</a>
Owner Full Name: Japan Science and Technology Agency
Owner Short Name: JST
Owner URL:
Ownership Type: government agency
Scientific Technical Committees: No
User Committees: No
Access to Content: Anyone may access full items free of charge
Access to Metadata: Anyone may access the metadata free of charge
Account Creation: Free, however, you must have a researchmap account or an ORCID account to obtain an account for submission
Backups: The backup is done daily. Also we have a Disaster Recovery plan at separate site
Functional Description:
Interoperability: ORCID, researchmap, Japan Link Center
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English and Japanese
Metadata Properties: Title, Identifier, Publication/Submitting date, Author name(s), Author affiliation(s), Abstract, Relational link to final journal publication (DOI), License type, References, COI, Subject category
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Yes, available via API
Open Source:
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: None
Persistence of Content: No : no external preservation services used as yet
Preservation Policy: To be archived in a mirror site in the near future, no external preservation services used as yet
Function Service Details
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Indexing/Search Google
Indexing/Search Local function Japan Link Center
Metrics Local function Downloads and views are available to everyone, Local function
Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: PDF, WORD, LaTeX
Accepted Content Languages: English and Japanese
Accepted Content Level: Research only
Accepted Supplementary Content: Programs, images, tables, datasets etc. Supplementary material can be any file type.
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Author PID: ORCID, reserchmap ID
Availability of Associated Content: Authors are recommended to make available the data, programs, and other contents underlying the research shall be available for the reference
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: Authors are provided with a choice of licenses: CC BY, CC BY-NC, CC BY-ND, CC BY-SA, CC BY-NC-ND, CC BY-NC-SA
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email administrator
Moderation: Beforehand : Manuscript is complete (methods, references), Text similarity check (plagiarism detection), Legal compliance, Ethical compliance, Harm for Society
Peer Review Status Indication: Yes
Persistent Identifier: DOI, single DOI retained but new versions have distinct URLs
Remaining Indrawn Item: Withdrawn articles remain visible; For removed articles, basic information remains on a tombstone page
Text Embargo: No
Time from Submission to Posting: Basically less than 48h (working days)
Versioning Policy: Accepts new versions until acceptance at journal. All versions are available and visible for readers
Who can Deposit?: Account needed, free of charge
Withdrawal Authorisation: Author or Platform. At authors' request, if properly justified
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Contravention of copyright, plagiarism, false or inaccurate content, ethical and legal issues