online publication

Which is the correct entry type for an online publication of a PDF?
  • What sort of PDF? A journal article? A book chapter? A government report? Use the type that corresponds to what the PDF actually is substantively.
  • That's precisely the problem, none of these categories seems to fit.
    It is not part of a book
    It is not part of a journal
    It is certainly not a government report

    It is simply an article, published only as PDF as far as I can see, and only distributed through a website. It is certainly not a book. I have so far categorised it as a webpage, but that's not really what it is, either.

    Such independent articles are becoming more and more the norm for small scale scientific research.
  • I would recommend Report for this case.
  • or manuscript if it's very informally published.
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