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Accelerating science with preprints
eLife encourages authors to deposit manuscripts as preprints in bioRxiv and other online repositories in order to increase access to research findings and to communicate new results more quickly.
A summary of our recent application in response to the ASAPbio Request for Applications for central services to support the use of preprints in the biological sciences.
Webinar report: What’s the deal with preprints?
The first of our monthly #ECRWednesday webinars explored the advantages of preprints.
Authors can now submit a preprint to bioRxiv while submitting to eLife
By offering the opportunity to submit to bioRxiv at submission, it saves Authors time and supports the use of preprints.
Scientific Publishing: Beyond scoops to best practices
Authors submitting a manuscript to eLife are encouraged to upload it to a recognized preprint server at the same time in order to make their results available as quickly and as widely as possible.
Opinion: Including preprints and interim research products in applications and reports
Our response to the National Institutes of Health Request for Information on the use of interim research products in NIH applications and reports, and the standards for reporting them.
Point of View: Priority of discovery in the life sciences
Ronald D Vale, Anthony A Hyman
Disclosing work prior to submission to a journal would benefit scientists seeking to be acknowledged for their discoveries.
Research: Publication bias and the canonization of false facts
Silas Boye Nissen et al.
Publication bias, in which positive results are preferentially reported by authors and published by journals, can restrict the visibility of evidence against false claims and allow such claims to be canonized inappropriately as facts.
Plain-language Summaries of Research: Something for everyone
Journals and other scientific organizations produce a diverse variety of plain-language summaries.
Plain-language Summaries of Research: Writing for different readers
More could be done to make research papers readily understandable by the public.
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