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A Brief Guide to Preprints

A short guide explaining what preprints are and how you can use them.

Resources

ASAPbio. 2016. What are preprints? [ YouTube ]

Bourne PE, et al.  2017. Ten simple rules to consider regarding preprint submission. PLoS Comput Biol 13(5): e1005473. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005473

Chiarelli, A., et al. 2019. Accelerating scholarly communication The transformative role of preprints. Available from: https://repository.jisc.ac.uk/7525/1/Knowledge_Exchange_Accelerating_Scholarly_Communications_Sept_2019.pdf

COPE Council, 2017. COPE Discussion document: Preprints. March 2018. Available from: https://publicationethics.org/files/u7140/COPE_Preprints_Mar18.pdf 

Crotty, D., 2017. When is a Preprint Server Not a Preprint Server? [Blog] Scholarly Kitchen. https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/04/19/preprint-server-not-preprint-server/

Crotty,D., 2018. Preprints and Citations: Should Non-Peer Reviewed Material Be Included in Article References? [Blog] Scholarly Kitchen https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2018/03/14/preprints-citations-non-peer-reviewed-material-included-article-references/ 

Kirkham, Jamie J., et al. 2020. A systematic examination of preprint platforms for use in the medical and biomedical sciences setting. bioRxiv. Available from: http://doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.27.063578

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