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Is the process of product dissemination and cataloging in the Publications Warehouse for Bureau-approved preprints the same as it is for other USGS-authored IPDS product types (such as journal articles and cooperator publications)? [200]

Yes, USGS preprint manuscripts are documented in individual IPDS records, considered stand alone products, and cataloged in Publications Warehouse. [Read more] 

Yes. Because a manuscript processed as a preprint receives Bureau approval before release to the public and often receives a digital object identifier (DOI) from the preprint server, it becomes a part of the scientific record. Once disseminated in IPDS, the product is cataloged by the Publications Warehouse. When superseded by a final publication, the citation page for the preprint will be updated to note that it has been superseded and link to the final publication.