bioRxiv Authors Mostly Post After Submission

Of a sample of 1,200 papers across fields, most preprints posted after submission to a journal

The stated purpose of bioRxiv is to serve as a useful weigh station as papers move along to journals:

By posting preprints on bioRxiv, authors are able to make their findings immediately available to the scientific community and receive feedback on draft manuscripts before they are submitted to journals.

If this is the intention of bioRxiv — to give autho…

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