Some scientists are concerned about possible negative repercussions of preprinting, like being scooped or being disqualified from submitting to a journal of choice, and others feel that preprinting may have no effect at all. However, many biologists have had very positive experiences with preprinting – including receiving helpful feedback, invitations to submit to journals, jobs, and grants as a result. We’ve collected some of their stories here.

To view (or share) stories in a longer format, visit We Support Preprints, a blog maintained by ASAPbio ambassador Ulrike Boehm.

Nikolai Slavov explains how preprints helped him on his job search.

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