Open Access Experts Room

This room seeks to facilitate discussions among Open Access experts.

Jan 21, 2022

Preprints, the Pandemic Period and Open Science

Whereas the pandemic period has seen preprints significantly influence public policy-making and lead to life-saving discoveries, preprint retractions also indicate the need for gatekeeping mechanisms, such as peer reviews, to prevent irresponsible use, as Clare Watson argues in a review article titled "Rise of the preprint: how rapid data sharing during COVID-19 has changed science forever," Nature Medicine, (2022).

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This room gathers individuals that have expertise in Open Access.