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HSC 401: Epidemiology: Preprints

Preprint Servers for COVID-19 Information

Selected Readings on PrePrints

"What is a Preprint?" Infographic

Infographic from ASAPbio

Class Reading Discussion Questions

  1. How have preprints, which have been around for many years, shaken up the information landscape since the beginning of COVID-19?
     
  2. What did you learn about the peer review process from reading this article? Did any information about preprints versus peer-reviewed articles surprise you?
     
  3. Do preprints do more harm or good "in the name of science"? Pick a side and be ready to explain your answer knowing that there is no "right" answer.