• Table 1.

    Preprint servers and general repositories accepting preprints.

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.16800.003

    Preprint server or repository*Subject areasRepository open source?Public API?Can leave feedback?Third party persistent ID?
    arXiv arxiv.orgphysics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statisticsNoYesNoNo
    bioRxiv biorxiv.orgbiology, life sciencesNoNoYesYes (DOI)
    CERN document server cds.cern.chhigh-energy physicsYes (GPL)YesNoNo
    Cogprints cogprints.orgpsychology, neuroscience, linguistics, computer science, philosophy, biologyNoYesNoNo
    EconStor econstor.eueconomicsNoYesNoYes (Handle)
    e-LiS eprints.rclis.orglibrary and information sciencesNo§YesNoYes (Handle)
    figshare figshare.comgeneral repository for all disciplinesNoYesYesYes (DOI)
    Munich Personal RePEc Archive mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.deeconomicsNoYesNoNo
    Open Science Framework osf.iogeneral repository for all disciplinesYes (Apache 2)YesYesYes (DOI/ARK)
    PeerJ Preprints peerj.com/archives-preprintsbiological, life, medical, and computer sciencesNoYesYesYes (DOI)
    PhilSci Archive philsci-archive.pitt.eduphilosophy of scienceNo**YesNoNo
    Self-Journal of Science www.sjscience.orggeneral repository for all disciplinesNoNoYesNo
    Social Science Research Network ssrn.comsocial sciences and humanitiesNoNoYesYes (DOI)
    The Winnower thewinnower.comgeneral repository for all disciplinesNoNoYesYes (DOI)††
    Zenodo zenodo.orggeneral repository for all disciplinesYes (GPLv2)YesNoYes (DOI)
    • * All these servers and repositories are indexed by Google Scholar.

    • Most, if not all, of those marked ’Yes’ require some type of login or registration to leave comments.

    • arXiv provides internally managed persistent identifiers.

    • § e-LiS is built on open source software (EPrints), but the repository itself, including modifications to the code, plugins, etc. is not open source.

    • MPRA is built on open source software (EPrints), but the repository itself, including modifications to the code, plugins, etc. is not open source.

    • ** PhilSci Archive is built on open source software (EPrints), but the repository itself, including modifications to the code, plugins, etc. is not open source.

    • †† The Winnower charges a $25 fee to assign a DOI.

  • Table 2.

    Special funding opportunities for open research, training, and advocacy.

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.16800.004

    FundingDescriptionURL
    Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship Programfunding for researchers working openly on diverse problemsshuttleworthfoundation.org/fellows/
    Mozilla Fellowship for Sciencefunding for researchers interested in open data and open sourcewww.mozillascience.org/fellows
    Leamer-Rosenthal Prizes for Open Social Science (UC Berkeley and John Templeton Foundation)rewards social scientists for open research and education practiceswww.bitss.org/prizes/leamer-rosenthal-prizes/
    OpenCon Travel Scholarship (Right to Research Coalition and SPARC)funding for students and early-career researchers to attend OpenCon, and receive training in open practices and advocacywww.opencon2016.org/
    Preregistration Challenge (Center for Open Science)prizes for researchers who publish the results of a preregistered studycos.io/prereg/
    Open Science Prize (Wellcome Trust, NIH, and HHMI)funding to develop services, tools, and platforms that will increase openness in biomedical researchwww.openscienceprize.org/