TechValidate Research on SSRN

3 Case Studies


SSRN Case Study

User of SSRN

Introduction

This case study of a user of SSRN is based on an April 2019 survey conducted by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled user to evaluate and ultimately select SSRN:

  • When asked which of the following services they have submitted to in the past, they said SSRN.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of SSRN that the surveyed user uses:

  • When asked what job title best describes their role in scholarly research they said, Researcher.
  • They are currently affiliated with an institution of higher education.
  • They are aware that their library is able to subscribe to the SSRN database of research.
  • Has been conducting research for 1-5 years.
  • Confirmed that they do not subscribe to SSRN curated e-journal content.
  • They read SSRN papers very often.

Results

The surveyed user achieved the following results with SSRN:

  • Agreed that the visibility of their research within their field is somewhat well-known.
  • When asked how frequently they upload research to preprint servers, they said often.
  • Confirmed that researchers in their field definitely accepted the distribution of working papers or preprints as a common stage of the publication process.

Preprints with The Lancet Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of an educational institution is based on a December 2018 survey of Preprints with The Lancet customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Preprints with The Lancet:

  • Found the Preprints with The Lancet on SSRN submission process workflow simple.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Preprints with The Lancet that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Very likely to submit a working paper to Preprints with The Lancet on SSRN again.

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Preprints with The Lancet:

  • Found the opportunity to simultaneously submit their research to The Lancet family of journals and post it on SSRN very valuable.

Preprints with The Lancet Case Study

Medium Enterprise Non Profit Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise non-profit company is based on a December 2018 survey of Preprints with The Lancet customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Preprints with The Lancet:

  • Found the Preprints with The Lancet on SSRN submission process workflow simple.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Preprints with The Lancet that the surveyed company uses:

  • very likely to submit a working paper to Preprints with The Lancet on SSRN again.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Preprints with The Lancet:

  • Found the opportunity to simultaneously submit their research to The Lancet family of journals and post it on SSRN very valuable.



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