Working papers are preliminary scientific or technical papers. Authors often release them to share ideas about a topic or to elicit feedback before submitting to a peer-reviewed conference or academic journal. Working papers can be the basis for related works, and may in themselves be cited by peer-review papers. They are sometimes referred to as "grey literature". Many university Linguistics departments publish series of working papers and make them freely available online, and some of these are listed below.
The following might be useful sites for keeping up to date with preprint and working papers output in Linguistics: