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Attention arXiv users: Re-implemented RSS
arXiv has re-implemented our RSS feed to improve results for users. This is a completely rewritten version of arXiv’s RSS feed that runs in the cloud. It should create a more accurate list of each day’s articles. For technical details see RSS Feeds – arXiv info. Changes from the old RSS feed: new base URL...
Attention Authors: Temporary change to announcement schedule due to MLK Jr. Holiday
This coming Monday, January 15, 2024, arXiv staff will be observing Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This holiday will temporarily affect arXiv’s mailings, help desk, and announcement schedule. This brief change will only affect the announcement of new submissions; arXiv servers will otherwise remain in operation, existing papers will still be available to browse, and...
Accessibility update: arXiv now offers papers in HTML format
arXiv’s goal is equitable access to scientific research for all – and to achieve this, we have been working to make research papers more accessible for arXiv users with disabilities. We are happy to announce that as of Monday, December 18th, arXiv is now generating an HTML formatted version of all papers submitted in TeX/LaTeX...
Faster arXiv with Fastly
A few weeks ago, the folks at https://fastly.com generously offered arXiv an in-kind donation of CDN services (see Content delivery network – Wikipedia). Yesterday, we turned it on for all content served from https://arxiv.org. That includes our home page, listings, abstracts, and papers — both PDF and HTML (more on that soon). Fastly uses around...
Attention Authors: Temporary changes to announcement schedule due to end-of-year holidays
Planning a submission to arXiv in the next few weeks? The 2023 end-of-the-year holiday stretch will be temporarily impacting arXiv’s mailings, help desk, and announcement schedule. This temporary change only affects the announcement of new submissions; arXiv servers will otherwise remain in operation, existing papers will still be available to browse, and arXiv will be...
arXiv sets new record for monthly submissions
Since its founding in 1991, arXiv has been growing exponentially – and in October, we hit a new milestone! arXiv has tracked the number of new submissions we receive every month from our very first submission in August 1991, and we share our monthly submission data on our stats page (which houses lots of interesting...
Share your thoughts and support arXiv during Open Access Giving Week
International Open Access Week is drawing to a close – have you shown your support for #openaccess and arXiv yet? We believe that free access to knowledge is an essential human right. Open access infrastructures are cornerstones for equitable access to research and the advancement of science for the global good. While open access infrastructures,...
arXiv receives $10 million in gifts and grants from Simons Foundation and National Science Foundation
We are proud and grateful to announce that the Simons Foundation and the National Science Foundation (NSF) have generously dedicated a total of more than $10 million in gifts and grants, respectively, to the support of arXiv. Over 30 years since its founding, arXiv has grown exponentially – arxiv.org is now home to more than...