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Biomedical preprints per month, by source and as a fraction of total literature

Polka, Jessica K.; Penfold, Naomi C.

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  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.3819276", 
  "title": "Biomedical preprints per month, by source and as a fraction of total literature", 
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
  "abstract": "<p>This is a snapshot of a <a href=\"\">Google sheet</a>&nbsp;containing counts of biomedical preprints by source and as a fraction of the total biomedical literature <strong>through 2020-04.</strong></p>\n\n<p>Note: this does not yet include &gt;6,000 preprints on relevant OSF platforms.</p>\n\n<p><strong>Data sources</strong></p>\n\n<p>arXiv q-bio, PeerJ Preprints, and bioRxiv counts through&nbsp;2018-12 were sourced from Jordan Anaya&#39;s <a href=\"\">PrePubMed</a>. Following that, arXiv q-bio counts were sourced from <a href=\"\">arXiv statistics</a>, and PeerJ Preprints and bioRxiv counts were taken from searches of <a href=\"\">EuropePMC</a>.</p>\n\n<p>All counts from F1000 &amp; Open Research platforms,, ChemRxiv, and medRxiv were taken from searches of <a href=\"\">EuropePMC</a>.</p>\n\n<p>Counts for Research Square are derived from Crossref through 2020-03, thereafter from EuropePMC.&nbsp;Counts for the Lancet and Sneak Peek were taken from web searches.</p>\n\n<p>Total biomedical literature is from PubMed.</p>", 
  "author": [
      "family": "Polka, Jessica K."
      "family": "Penfold, Naomi C."
  "version": "3.0", 
  "type": "dataset", 
  "id": "3819276"
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