Meta-Research: International authorship and collaboration across bioRxiv preprints

« Preprints are becoming well established in the life sciences, but relatively little is known about the demographics of the researchers who post preprints and those who do not, or about the collaborations between preprint authors. Here, based on an analysis of 67,885 preprints posted on bioRxiv, we find that some countries, notably the United States and the United Kingdom, are overrepresented on bioRxiv relative to their overall scientific output, while other countries (including China, Russia, and Turkey) show lower levels of bioRxiv adoption. (…) »

Source > elifesciences.org, Richard J Abdill, Elizabeth M Adamowicz, Ran Blekhman, 27 juillet 2020, eLife 2020; 9, DOI : 10.7554/eLife.58496