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COVID-19 enhances the use of preprints

With the Covid-19 outbreak, the need to quickly share scientific discoveries has been heightened, and biological researchers seem to be discovering the advantages of preprints as well as the servers that host them, such as medArxiv, bioRXiv... This looks like a small revolution as peer-reviewing, although a slower process, was until now the flagship model… Lire la suite COVID-19 enhances the use of preprints

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TRiP: Transparent Review in Preprints, a new pilot project on bioRxiv

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) announced a new pilot project - Transparent Review in Preprints (TRiP) - that enables journals and peer review services to post peer reviews of submitted manuscripts on CSHL’s preprint server bioRxiv. eLife and the EMBO Press journals, together with Peerage of Science and Review Commons, two journal-independent peer review initiatives,… Lire la suite TRiP: Transparent Review in Preprints, a new pilot project on bioRxiv

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Open Access preprints boost article citations and mentions

What effects does submitting a journal article as preprint first have on its citation and sharing? In a recently published study, a team of german researchers found out that: Preprints that are posted on bioRxiv are shared widely online (for instance on social media, such as Twitter) and often cited directly in the scientific literature.… Lire la suite Open Access preprints boost article citations and mentions