The following preprint (not peer-reviewed) was posted on PeerJ Preprints earlier today.
via PeerJ Preprints
September 10, 2019
Preprints are gaining visibility in many fields. Thanks to the explosion of bioRxiv, an online server for preprints in biology, versions of manuscripts prior to the completion of journal-organized peer review are poised to become a standard component of the publishing experience in the life sciences. Here we provide an overview of current challenges facing preprints, both technical and social, and a vision for their future development, from unbundling the functions of publication to exploring different communication formats.
Direct to Full Text (Preprint)
18 pages; PDF.