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Preprints Now Available in Embase!
Posted On: Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 10:20 by Lesley Skalla, Ph.D.
Embase has ventured into the world of preprints by now providing article preprints from medRXiv and bioRXiv.
Preprints are early versions of manuscripts that are shared on public preprint servers prior to peer review and publication.
The benefit to you is earlier access to biomedical information including randomized controlled trials which might be included for systematic reviews as grey literature. Keep in mind that preprints are not peer-reviewed and therefore should be used with caution.
Embase clearly identifies an article as a preprint on the publication record. When doing searches, you can…MORE
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