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A bridge to access research: Reflections on the Community Scholars Program developmental evaluation

By Andrea Whiteley, with editorial support by Alice Fleerackers What happens when you provide…


In the rush for coronavirus information, unreviewed scientific papers are being publicized

The internet has made scientific research more available to the public and the……


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Almost half of media stories fail to label 'preprint' COVID-19 research

Press release originally published by Simon Fraser University on January 6, 2021 Credit:…


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Managing research data: A beginner's guide

Data management is a core aspect of the research process, helping scholars organize their work,…


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Preprint comments: A place for praise, critique, and everything in between

Once all but unknown to anyone but economics or high energy physics researchers, preprints are…


New study: Tracking opioid science in the news

As governments across the world grapple with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, several other…


ScholCommLab co-director receives funding to analyze patterns of how research data is cited and reused 

Stefanie Haustein wins Alfred P. Sloan Foundation research grant of $200K US Have you ever wondered…


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Four recommendations for improving preprint metadata

By Mario Malički and Juan Pablo Alperin This blog post is inspired by our four part series…


Analyzing preprints: The challenges of working with metadata from arXiv’s Quantitative Biology section

By Mario Malički, Maria Janina Sarol, and Juan Pablo Alperin This blog post is the last of a four…


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Analyzing Preprints: The challenges of working with metadata from bioRxiv

By Mario Malički, Maria Janina Sarol, and Juan Pablo Alperin This blog post is the third in a four…