Pre-Print Servers

Pre-Print Servers


bioRxiv (pronounced “bio-archive”) is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. It is operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a not-for-profit research and educational institution. By posting preprints on bioRxiv, authors are able to make their findings immediately available to the scientific community and receive feedback on draft manuscripts before they are submitted to journals.
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Gates Open Research
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Route Optimization Tool (RoOT) for distribution of vaccines and health products [version 2; peer review: 3 approved with reservations]
Zelda B. Zabinsky, Mariam Zameer, Larissa P.G. Petroianu, Mamiza M. Muteia, Aida L. Coelho
Peer Reviewers Hua Ni; Ryan McWhorter; Andrew Inglis
Funder – Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


medRxiv is a free online archive and distribution server for complete but unpublished manuscripts (preprints) in the medical, clinical, and related health sciences. Preprints are preliminary reports of work that have not been certified by peer review. They should not be relied on to guide clinical practice or health-related behavior and should not be reported in news media as established information. medRxiv is for the distribution of preprints – complete but unpublished manuscripts – that describe human health research conducted, analyzed, and interpreted according to scientific principles…
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Effects of trust, risk perception, and health behavior on COVID-19 disease burden: Evidence from a multi-state US survey
Benjamin J Ridenhour, Dilshani Sarathchandra, Erich Seamon, Helen Brown, Fok-Yan Leung, Maureen Johnson-Leon, Mohamed Megheib, Craig R Miller, Jennifer Johnson-Leung
medRxiv 2021.11.17.21266481; doi:

Uptake of Covid–19 vaccines among frontline workers in California state prisons
Lea Prince, Elizabeth Long, David Studdert, David Leidner, Elizabeth T Chin, Jason R Andrews, Joshua A Salomon, Jeremy D Goldhaber-Fiebert
medRxiv 2021.11.18.21266535; doi:

The long-term success of mandatory vaccination laws at implementing the first vaccination campaign in 19th century rural Finland
Susanna Ukonaho, Virpi Lummaa, Michael Briga
medRxiv 2020.12.14.20247577; doi:

Public opinion on global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines: evidence from two nationally representative surveys in Germany and the United States
Matthias Klumpp, Ida G. Monfared, Sebastian Vollmer
medRxiv 2021.08.16.21262116; doi:

High COVID-19 vaccine coverage allows for a re-opening of European universities
Jana Lasser, Timotheus Hell, David Garcia
medRxiv 2021.11.16.21266383; doi:

High COVID-19 vaccine coverage allows for a re-opening of European universities
Jana Lasser, Timotheus Hell, David Garcia
medRxiv 2021.11.16.21266383; doi:

Wellcome Open Research [to 20 Nov 2021]
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Wellcome Open Research provides all Wellcome researchers with a place to rapidly publish any results they think are worth sharing. All articles benefit from rapid publication, transparent peer review and editorial guidance on making all source data openly available.

Open Letter metrics AWAITING PEER REVIEW
Engaged genomic science produces better and fairer outcomes: an engagement framework for engaging and involving participants, patients and publics in genomics research and healthcare implementation [version 1; peer review: awaiting peer review]
Madeleine J. Murtagh, Mavis Machirori, Clara L. Gaff, Mwenza T. Blell, Jantina de Vries, Megan Doerr, Edward S. Dove, Audrey Duncanson, Jillian Hastings Ward, Rachele Hendricks-Sturrup, Calvin W. L. Ho, Amber Johns, Yann Joly, Kazuto Kato, Keiko Katsui, Judit Kumuthini, Fiona Maleady-Crowe, Anna Middleton, Richard Milne, Joel T. Minion, Mogomotsi Matshaba, Stephanie Mulrine, Christine Patch, Rosalyn Ryan, William Viney
Peer Reviewers Invited
Funders: Wellcome Trust; Economic and Social Research Council; H2020 European Research Council; Medical Research Council
PUBLISHED 15 Nov 2021