Tracking the popularity and outcomes of all bioRxiv preprints

@article{Abdill2019TrackingTP,
  title={Tracking the popularity and outcomes of all bioRxiv preprints},
  author={Richard J. Abdill and Ran Blekhman},
  journal={eLife},
  year={2019},
  volume={8}
}
Researchers in the life sciences are posting work to preprint servers at an unprecedented and increasing rate, sharing papers online before (or instead of) publication in peer-reviewed journals. Though the increasing acceptance of preprints is driving policy changes for journals and funders, there is little information about their usage. Here, we collected and analyzed data on all 37,648 preprints uploaded to bioRxiv.org, the largest biology-focused preprint server, in its first five years. We… 
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