New impact cycles: New research builds on existing research

Researchers can access the Post-Print if their university has a subscription to the Journal
Refereed “Post-Print” Accepted, Certified, Published by Journal

Impact cycle begins:
Research is done
Researchers write
pre-refereeing
“Pre-Print”
Submitted to Journal
Pre-Print reviewed by Peer Experts – “Peer-Review”
Pre-Print revised by article’s Authors
Pre-Print is self-archived in University’s Eprint Archive
 Post-Print is self-archived in University’s Eprint Archive

New impact cycles:
Self-archived research
impact is greater (and faster) because access is maximized (and accelerated)