BioRxiv and Unreviewed Preprints

More than 30% of its preprints consistently never find a peer-reviewed home

I’ll admit it. I’ve read, discussed, and debated it multiple times with many people, and I just don’t understand the purpose of bioRxiv. Perhaps the disconnect comes from the fact that it’s not built to its stated purpose. In the spirit of trying to help, I’ve proposed ways it and other preprint servers could be improved, and stated concerns that its fu…

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