Exploring which licenses authors choose for their bioRxiv preprints
The findings from this analysis are summarized in a blog post titled The licensing of bioRxiv preprints, which analyzes preprints through but not past November 2016.
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The analysis is performed by running the following notebooks:
1.download.ipynbretrieves bioRxiv data from PrePubMed.
2.create-figure-data.ipynbcreates JSON data files for vega-lite.
3.impact.ipynbinvestigates the impact of the blog post on author license choices.
execute.sh automates running the analysis for command line
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