Overcoming the challenges and complexities of posting preprints

On 29 April, CABI co-hosted an event about preprints with ASAPbio. This open-access webinar considered trends in agriculture and plant science and reviewed aspects of posting preprints, including their benefits, how they fit more broadly into science communication and how they help us tackle collective challenges around climate change and food security. To learn more…
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Preprints – Accelerating plant sciences and agriculture

In recent years, the use of preprints (pre-peer reviewed versions of scholarly papers) has accelerated. Many researchers now share their work with the scientific community before or in parallel to publication with a journal. In agriculture and plant sciences, preprints are becoming a more popular means for disseminating research findings and results. John Inglis, the…
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3 ways that preprints help researchers in agricultural and plant sciences

The use of preprints (pre-peer reviewed versions of scholarly papers) has accelerated in the last few years with many researchers now sharing their latest work with the scientific community before or in parallel to publication with a journal. After a slower start compared to other research fields, adoption of preprints in the plant sciences and…
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Need help with publishing your paper? CABI Author Services helps you edit, publish and share your research

Getting an academic paper published isn’t always easy and the hurdles that stand in your way aren’t always about the research. Perhaps you’re an early stage researcher preparing your paper for submission, but you’re unfamiliar with the steps that maximize the chances of it being published. Or maybe English isn’t your first language, but you’re…
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agriRxiv’s top 10 most read preprints of 2020

As we start the new year, we’ve crunched the numbers1 and compiled the top 10 most read preprints on CABI agriRxiv in 2020. agriRxiv (pronounced ‘agri-archive’) is a free, open access source of unpublished preprints across the agricultural sciences, hosted by CABI. Preprints are drafts of research articles that authors share before submitting their final…
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