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Coupling Pre-Prints and Post-Publication Peer Review for Fast, Cheap, Fair, and Effective Science Publishing | ASAPbio

The current publication system predates the Internet by several hundred years, has changed little over centuries, and has largely failed to take advantage of new technologies enabled by the Internet.

Pre-prints in biomedicine requires a new reviewing system.

Universal publication of pre-prints and post-publication peer review are inseparable steps that would dramatically improve the way scientists communicate their ideas and discoveries. It requires standards, and calls for the creation of an “International Peer Review Standards Organization”.

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A Feb 2016 proposal that we should not overlook...

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UNESCO: Principes directeurs pour le développement et la promotion du LIBRE ACCÈS des publi scientifiques (pdf). Par Alma Swan - Also in English and Spanish

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