WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning 20 July, 2017, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the nonprofit publisher of the journal Science, will participate in bioRxiv's one-click manuscript transfer process.
Preprints posted to bioRxiv, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's free, not-for-profit online preprint service for life sciences research, can now be submitted directly to the Science-family of journals for consideration, offering authors a more streamlined transfer of publication materials, and minimizing duplicate entry of information.
"We recognize that preprints are an evolving part of the biological scientific communications process and are striving to help ensure that the experience is as easy and seamless as possible for interested authors," said Science editor-in-chief Jeremy Berg.
John Inglis, co-founder of bioRxiv, commented, "The journals of the American Association for the Advancement of Science have published much important work that was shared in preprint form on bioRxiv. Preprint authors will be excited to have the opportunity to submit their manuscripts directly for consideration to Science, Science Signaling, Science Translational Medicine, Science Advances, Science Immunology, and Science Robotics.
About the American Association for the Advancement of Science
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science (www.sciencemag.org) as well as Science Translational Medicine, Science Signaling, a digital, open-access journal, Science Advances, Science Immunology, and Science Robotics. AAAS was founded in 1848 and includes nearly 250 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals. Science has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general science journal in the world. The non-profit AAAS (www.aaas.org) is open to all and fulfills its mission to "advance science and serve society" through initiatives in science policy, international programs, science education, public engagement, and more. For the latest research news, log onto EurekAlert! (www.eurekalert.org), the premier science-news Web site, a service of AAAS. See www.aaas.org.
bioRxiv, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's free, not-for-profit preprint server, posts over 1000 new research manuscripts each month and is the largest repository of life science preprints. Through bioRxiv, scientists can share recent findings openly and rapidly and get feedback on their manuscripts before submitting them to a journal for peer review. Direct submission of manuscripts from bioRxiv is now possible for over 120 journals. Since May 2017, bioRxiv has been supported by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has shaped contemporary biomedical research, communication, and education with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. Home to eight Nobel Prize winners, the private, not-for-profit Laboratory employs 1,100 people including 600 scientists, students and technicians. The Meetings & Courses Program hosts more than 12,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campuses in Long Island and in Suzhou, China. The Laboratory's education arm also includes an academic publishing house, a graduate school and programs for middle and high school students and teachers. For more information, visit www.cshl.edu