Preprint Policy

Author's publication of unreferenced manuscripts on a community preprint server will be considered pre-published, provided the following conditions are met:

1) Upon submission, the author must acknowledge receipt obtain a pre-deposited preprint from the server and provide any associated access numbers or DOIs;

2) Unable to deposit versions of a revised manuscript due to the peer review process;

3) After publication, the authors are responsible for updating the pre-print stored with the DOI and a link to the published version of the paper.

Formal citation of preprints in the reference list is encouraged, if appropriate.