ASAPbio crowd preprint review 2.0 – highlights from our 2022 activities to collaboratively develop public preprint reviews

Last year we ran a trial where we experimented with translating the crowd review model pioneered by the journal Synlett to preprints, and we coordinated activities to develop public reviews on cell biology preprints. The activities resulted in sign up by over 100 researchers, and in 14 public preprint reviews developed through comments contributed by…

The ASAPbio Fellows program: an interview with 2022 Fellow Ruchika Bajaj

ASAPbio wants to support community members who want to learn more about preprints and share information and resources about preprints with their own communities. To empower our community members to be preprint advocates, we started a Fellows program in 2020, a dedicated set of activities around preprints that allows participants to learn more about preprints,…

Why do journals engage with preprints? We talked to editors and this is what they told us

Post by ASAPbio Fellow Kasturi Mahadik Throughout the year, groups of researchers, librarians, and other scholars are not only learning more about preprints but also unearthing various outlooks towards preprints through the ASAPbio Fellows program. As part of our activities in the program, some of us are interested in discovering the various perspectives that journal…

Recognizing Preprint Peer Review

Today, we’re excited to announce a meeting co-organized with HHMI and EMBO to promote recognition for open dialog on preprints. Learn more and register to watch the livestream on December 1-2 here. Greater recognition for preprint review would build on important momentum: in April, EMBO announced that refereed preprints would fulfill eligibility requirements for its…