Repository: EcoEvoRxiv

Full Name: EcoEvoRxiv
Short Name (or Acronym): EcoEvoRxiv
Description: Information about a free preprint service for ecology, evolution and conservation.
Accepted Content Types: Journal Articles, Conference and Workshop Papers, review papers, Preprints
Certificate or Labels:
Closure Date:
Contact: contact+[email protected]
Disciplinary Scope: Ecology, evolution and conservation related subjects
Keywords: Ecology, evolution and conservation, OSF
Launch Date: Nov-18
Platform: Open Science Framework
Platform Languages: English
Record Count: Full text : 525
Repository Type: Disciplinary
Service Pricing: None
Status: Open
Terms of Use: Yes
Last Update: 6/14/21
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
Objectives: TEE (Transparency in Ecology and Evolution) was established to educate and advocate for greater transparency in ecology and evolution (and conservation too). It was started around 2015 by a group of concerned researchers who thought that not enough was done in this matter.
Countries: <a href="">United States</a>
Owner Full Name: Transparency in Ecology and Evolution
Owner Short Name: TEE
Owner URL:
Ownership Type: Academic community group
Scientific Technical Committees: Yes : The Committee is made up of academics involved in ecological, evolutionary and conservation research who created and support the EcoEvoRxiv repository..
User Committees: Yes : they are called ambassadors. Graduate students and early career researchers who champion and promote the EcoEvoRxiv repository at their institutions and internationally.
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
Metadata Formats: No
Metadata Languages: English
Metadata Properties: Title, Identifier, Publication/deposition date, Author name(s), Abstract, License type(s), Subject category
Method for Reuse of Metadata: Openly available via API
Open Source: Yes
Permission for Re-use of Metadata:
Persistence of Content: Yes : 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)
Commenting/Annotation Plaudit
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
Peer Review Local function Yes, via Peer Community In
Peer Review Peer Community in
Academic Applicant Only?: Yes
Accepted Content Formats: PDF
Accepted Content Languages: English
Accepted Content Level: Primary and secondary research
Accepted Supplementary Content:
Associated Editor: No
Associated Journal: No
Availability of Associated Content:
Journal Submission: Unrestricted
Licensing: Authors are provided with a choice of licenses: CC BY Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International, CC BY Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International, CC BY Attribution 4.0 International, CC0 1.0 Universal
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Content: Email administrator
Mechanisms to Report Concerns About Plagiarism: Email administrator
Moderation: Beforehand : Text overlap detection, Misconduct or integrity checks, Legal compliance, Ethical compliance
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 48 hours
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: Platform. At author's request with moderator approval
Withdrawal Policy: Yes. Plagiarism, false or inaccurate content