Are preprints paving the way to science in real time? - Research Consulting
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ArXiv, the most widely known preprint server, has received over 1.5 million preprints since its inception in 1991. BioRxiv, a growing equivalent in the life sciences that was started in 2013, hosts over 40,000 submissions representing the work of over 160,000 researchers from more than 100 countries. It is undeniable that preprints are a growing force in the scholarly communication landscape – but what does their future look like?