ASAPbio is a scientist-driven initiative to promote the productive use of preprints in the life sciences.


Principles for establishing a Central Service for Preprints: a statement from a consortium of funders
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Benefit of a "Central Service" for life sciences preprints
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Announcing the ASAPbio Scientific Society Preprint Town Hall
The meeting will be held on February 23, 2017 at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington DC. (photo: Flickr/ep_jhu)
HHMI recognizes preprints as evidence of productivity
Preprints are accepted on laboratory head reviews. As of 2018, papers listed as "in press" must be available as preprints to be considered.
Societies clarify positions on preprints in NIH grants
Wellcome Trust announces it will accept preprints in grant applications
MRC announces it supports preprints in grant applications

About ASAPbio & preprints

Learn more about ASAPbio or preprints in general.

Members of the original organizing committee are also affiliated with Rescuing Biomedical Research.

We thank our funders (the Simons, Sloan, Arnold, and Moore Foundations) and our hosts (the National Institutes of Health, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences) for supporting our meetings and activities.