Shared technology needs for preprints

About this report In 2020, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative started a collaboration with ASAPbio to identify shared technology needs for preprints. Preprints have come of age in many areas of science, particularly in the life sciences. The pandemic has brought additional momentum to community innovations that build on preprints. Countless experiments have emerged to unlock…

Why do some researchers have reservations about preprints? – ASAPbio March Community Call recap

The ASAPbio Community is a global and diverse group of researchers and other stakeholders in science communication. While they bring varied expertise and opinions, they all share an interest and support for the use of preprints. Our Community members had expressed interest in hearing a broader range of perspectives about preprints, beyond the pro-preprint views…

Resources for preprints in the public eye

Today, as described in Project Coordinator Jigisha’s Patel opinion piece in The Scientist, we’re pleased to share a series of resources and guidelines emerging from our work on the representation of preprints to broad audiences. These infographics summarize more detailed documents drafted by working groups who considered how to preprint servers, researchers, institutions, and journalists…