Preprint Déjà Vu

@article{Ginsparg2016PreprintDV,
  title={Preprint D{\'e}j{\`a} Vu},
  author={Paul Ginsparg},
  journal={The EMBO Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={35}
}
Twenty‐five years ago, in August 1991, I spent a couple of afternoons at Los Alamos National Laboratory writing some simple software that enabled a small group of physicists to share drafts of their articles via automated email transactions with a central repository. Within a few years, the site migrated to the nascent WorldWideWeb as arXiv.org, and experienced both expansion in coverage and heavy growth in usage that continues to this day. In 1998, I gave a talk to a group of biologists… Expand
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