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All PLOS Submissions to Appear on bioRxiv

By Kerry Grens | February 9, 2018

Papers sent to PLOS journals will be automatically uploaded to the preprint server before acceptance.

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A Turbulent Year in the Publishing World

By Diana Kwon | December 15, 2017

In 2017, scientists, regulators, and publishers clashed in a series of lawsuits, boycotts, mass resignations, and more.

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Do Preprints Require More Rigorous Screening?

By Diana Kwon | August 1, 2017

Two manuscripts published without methods point to the importance of community policing on preprint archives.

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Opinion: The Frustrating Process of Manuscript Submission

By Robert Montgomerie and Tim Birkhead | May 10, 2017

We suggest a centralized facility for submitting to journals—one that would benefit scientists and not only publishers.

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Image of the Day: Works In Progress

By The Scientist Staff | April 5, 2017

An NIH survey of 351 individuals in the research community has shown that many are supportive of interim research products like preprints.

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NIH: Grant Applicants Can Cite Preprints

By Tracy Vence | March 27, 2017

In an agency first, the National Institutes of Health provides guidance on citing certain non-peer-reviewed publications in agency proposals and reports.

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Funders Back Centralized Bio Preprint Server

By Bob Grant | February 13, 2017

Major research funding agencies lend their support to an ASAPbio-led effort to streamline the banking of non–peer-reviewed manuscripts in the life sciences.

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As ASAPbio and individual life scientists respond to FASEB’s statement against the inclusion of preprints in NIH grant applications, more than 600 researchers sign a petition in support of citing these non peer-reviewed works in such proposals.

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Journals Seek Out Preprints

By Tracy Vence | January 18, 2017

With its recruitment of dedicated “preprint editors,” PLOS Genetics makes official the practice of soliciting non-peer–reviewed manuscripts posted online. 

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Do Preprints Belong in Grant Applications?

By Joshua A. Krisch | January 6, 2017

As the NIH questions the place of preprints in grant applications, the U.K.’s MRC encourages scientists to submit non-peer–reviewed works for consideration.

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