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NIH will now allow Preprints in Progress Reports and Grant Applications

The NIH has announced today (03/24/2017) that it will now allow Investigators to cite their interim research products (Preprints, software etc) in Progress Reports, Grant Applications, and Proposals.

The NIH recommends that Investigators use pre-print repositories that are robust and allow the pre-prints to be easily findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable.

A good example of such a repository is


For more information the NIH guidance can be found here
Reporting Preprints and Other Interim Research Products

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