Repository: biohackrxiv

Full Name: biohackrxiv
Short Name (or Acronym):
Description: Preprints for BioHackathons
Accepted Content Types: Journal articles, Preprints
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Contact: contact+[email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: All scientific fields
Keywords: BioHackathons, CodeFests, OSF
Launch Date: Jan-20
Platform: Open Science Framework
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 17
Repository Type: Multidisciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 6/22/21
Accessibility of Conflict of Interest Procedures:
Business Model: Non Profit
Funding: Community operators pay a fee based on usage and COS subsidizes the other portion through fundraised support
Owner Full Name: Center for Open Science controls and owns the infrastructure; Steering Board of volunteers run the platform
Owner Short Name:
Owner URL:
Ownership Type: Individual or community
Scientific Technical Committees:
User Committees: Yes : Active moderation board members
Access to Content: Anyone may access full items free of charge
Access to Metadata: Anyone may access the metadata free of charge
Account Creation: Only needed for submission
Functional Description: No
Interoperability: No
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Identifier, Publication/deposition date, Author name(s), Abstract
Method for Reuse of Metadata:
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata: None
Persistence of Content: COS Preservation Fund to maintain read access for 50+ years
Preservation Policy:
Function Service Details
Commenting/Annotation Local function Yes : Commenting (including annotation plug-ins)
Endorsement Local function Yes, via Plaudit
Endorsement Plaudit
Indexing/Search Local function Yes : Google Scholar, SHARE, Microsoft Academic, Unpaywall
Indexing/Search Google Scholar
Indexing/Search SHARE
Indexing/Search Microsoft Academic
Indexing/Search Unpaywall
Metrics Local function Downloads are visible to everyone
Text Mining Local function Yes
Academic Applicant Only?: No
Accepted Content Formats: PDF
Accepted Content Languages: English (American or British spelling are accepted but do not mix them up)
Accepted Content Level: Documents from current list of eligible events : NBDC/DBCLS BioHackathon 2019, ELIXIR BioHackathon Europe 2019, Covid-19 Virtual BioHackathon 2020
Accepted Supplementary Content: We do not require images or tables as a separate file, they should be embedded in the main manuscript. We do ask you to make sure the information there is readable. Supplementary material is optional. If you want to faciliate text-minning tasks, please submit the PDF corresponding sources, i.e., Markdown, bibliography and figures, as supplementary material.
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Availability of Associated Content: We also encourage you to share your code on GitHub, with an open license whenever possible.
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: Authors must use CC-BY 4.0 license or CC0
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email administrator : [email protected]
Moderation: Beforehand : Akismet spam filtering (automatic on all OSF content) , Content within scope
Peer Review Status Indication: No
Persistent Identifier: DOI, single DOI retained for all versions
Remaining Indrawn Item: Basic information remains on a tombstone page
Text Embargo: No, only if the publisher imposes an embargo period
Time from Submission to Posting: Up to 2 weeks
Versioning Policy: Accepts new version. All version are archieved and visible for readers.
Who can Deposit?: Anyone can post on the platform. Only an account is required ( The creation of the account is free).
Withdrawal Authorisation: At author's request with moderator approval. Accepted articles can still be withdrawn (i.e., removed) with the approval of the BioHackrXiv steering committee.
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Plagiarism, false or inaccurate content