Corentin Briat

Web resources

You will find here some very useful Web resources for researchers. Especially, know your rights and check the publisher policies regarding putting preprints online on Sherpa/RoMEO.

Research Networks & Platforms, Visibility

  • ResearchGate: European commercial social networking site for scientists and researchers to share papers, ask and answer questions, and find collaborators.

  • Google Scholar: Freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.

  • ORCID: Open Researcher and Contributor ID is a nonproprietary alphanumeric code to uniquely identify scientific and other academic authors and contributors.

  • Semantics Scholar: Free, AI-powered research tool for scientific literature.

  • Publons: Commercial website that provides a free service for academics to track, verify, and showcase their peer review and editorial contributions for academic journals.

  • Mathematics Genealogy Project: Genealogy of mathematicians.

Repositories & Preprints

  • Sherpa/RoMEO: online resource that aggregates and analyses publisher open access policies from around the world and provides summaries of publisher copyright and open access archiving policies on a journal-by-journal basis.

  • ArXiv: Online repository for preprints in Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, and Quantitative Sciences. In particular, there are sections on Optimization and Control and Systems and Control.

  • bioRxiv: Online repository for biology. In particular, there are sections on Systems Biology and Synthetic Biology.


  • Rosalind: Platform for learning bioinformatics through problem solving.

  • Codingame: Platform for learning to code through video game programming (more than 25 different languages proposed).

  • Leek Wars: Browser only leek fighting game in which you program your own Artificial Intelligence in order to defeat your opponents!


  • Project Euler: Series of challenging mathematical/computer programming problems that will require more than just mathematical insights to solve