NIH Preprint Pilot: A Librarian's Toolkit

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NIH Preprint Pilot Summary of pilot scope, timeline, and implementation. May 4, 2022 N/A HTML / Page
General Pilot FAQs A look at some of the details of pilot implementation, such as inclusion in PubMed, and search strategies. June 28, 2020 N/A HTML / Page
The NIH Preprint Pilot: A New Experiment for a New Era Announcement of pilot from NLM Director’s blog, Musings on the Mezzanine. June 9, 2020 N/A HTML / Page
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Reporting Preprints and Other Interim Research Products Guidance on citing preprints in applications, claiming as products of award, and posting preprints, including considerations in selecting preprint repositories. March 24, 2017 N/A HTML / Page
NIH Investigators FAQs Overview of NIH guidance on sharing preprints, how to add to My Bibliography, and applicability of NIH Public Access Policy. June 28, 2020 N/A HTML / Page
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NLM Office Hours: PubMed Central On March 25, 2022, the National Library of Medicine and the Network of the National Library of Medicine hosted NLM Office Hours: PubMed Central. It includes a conversation with PubMed Central product staff about the new PMC interface, NIH public access policy compliance, and preprints. April 4, 2022 45 min(s) HTML / Webinar Source Page
Preprints: Accelerating Research (Tutorial) What are preprints, and how are they changing how biomedical research results are shared? Should you use information from preprints? Should you share your own research results in a preprint? This 1-hour online, self-paced course from the National Library of Medicine for researchers, librarians, and others explains the basics of preprints, and explores the benefits and considerations of using and submitting preprints. Oct. 19, 2021 60 min(s) HTML / Tutorial
Add Preprint Citations in My Bibliography Demonstrates how to add preprint citations to My Bibliography. Jan. 27, 2021 3 min(s) MP4 Video / YouTube Video
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Building trust in preprints: recommendations for servers and other stakeholders On January 20 and 21, 2020, ASAPbio, in collaboration with EMBL-EBI and Ithaka S+R, convened over 30 representatives from academia, preprint servers, publishers, funders, and standards, indexing and metadata infrastructure organisations at EMBL-EBI (Hinxton, UK) to develop a series of recommendations for best practices for posting and linking of preprints in the life sciences and ideally the broader research community. We hope that these recommendations offer guidance for new preprint platforms and projects looking to enact best practices and ultimately serve to improve the experience of using preprints for all July 21, 2020 N/A HTML / Page
Know the Science: 9 Questions To Help You Make Sense of Health Research Resource from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health that breaks down the parts of and terminology of a scientific research article. May 25, 2022 N/A HTML / Page
Making Effective Use of Preprints: Tips for Communicators While preprints provide early and unrestricted access to research outcomes, this article offers five tips on how to apply a critical eye to how research results reported in preprints is interpreted and reported. Though geared toward health communicators and journalists, these tips may also be of value to students and the general public. Aug. 19, 2020 N/A HTML / Page
ASAPbio Preprint FAQ Frequently asked questions about preprints. April 12, 2021 N/A HTML / Page
A Practical Guide to Preprints: Accelerating Scholarly Communication A practical guide on preprints from the Dutch consortium of university libraries and the National library of the Netherlands (UKB) together with the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) and the Dutch Research Council (NWO). Oct. 27, 2021 N/A HTML / Page
Preprints: Their Evolving Role In Science Communication (E-book) This briefing discusses the history and role of preprints in the biological sciences within the evolving open science landscape. The focus is on the explosive growth of preprints as a publishing model and the associated challenges of maintaining technical infrastructure and establishing sustainable business models. Jan. 1, 2022 N/A HTML / Page
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Sherpa Romeo Sherpa Romeo aggregates and analyses publisher open access policies from around the world and provides summaries of publisher copyright and open access archiving policies on a journal-by-journal basis. May 18, 2022 N/A HTML / Site
TRANSPOSE preprint policy records TRANSPOSE is a grassroots initiative aiming to crowdsource a list of journal policies for (1) open peer review, (2) co-reviewer involvement, and (3) pre-printing Feb. 28, 2022 N/A HTML / Page
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preLights A team of scientists regularly review, highlight and comment on preprints they feel are of interest to the biological community. May 9, 2022 N/A HTML / Page
PREreview A platform for the crowdsourcing of preprint reviews. Feb. 16, 2022 N/A HTML / Site
Peer Community In A free recommendation process of scientific preprints based on peer-reviews. May 20, 2022 N/A HTML / Page
PubPeer An online Journal club May 25, 2022 N/A HTML / Page
Review Commons Independent peer review before journal submission. April 25, 2022 N/A HTML / Page

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