New preprint server allows earlier sharing of research methods and findingsBMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4110 (Published 06 June 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l4110
- Gareth Iacobucci
- The BMJ
A new free online service for archiving and distribution of research article preprints in the medical and health sciences has been announced.
Called medRxiv (pronounced “med-archive”), the preprint server (medRxiv.org) is being launched by The BMJ, Yale University, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a private, non-profit research institution in Long Island, New York. It is expected to begin accepting manuscripts on 6 June and will be overseen by the three organisations.
Preprints are preliminary versions of research articles that researchers …