Signals of Trust in Preprints Survey

Help us understand how researchers assess the credibility of manuscripts by taking a short (15 minute) survey. The Center for Open Science is seeking graduate students, post docs, researchers, and academic faculty to participate in this survey to investigate the factors that affect the perceived credibility and use of preprints.

Participation in this study involves:

  • A time commitment of up to 20 minutes.
  • Completion of a survey involving your qualitative, subjective evaluation of factors related to the credibility of preprints. 
Currently using preprints (either uploading preprints or reading preprints) is not a prerequisite to participating in the study. If you are interested in enrolling in this study, please click the link below which will lead you directly to the survey:

You must be 18 or older to participate. If you would like more information, please contact this project’s research lead, Courtney Soderberg, by email (

Study Title: Signals of Trust in Preprints
IRB Protocol Number: 2192
Principal Investigator: Brian Nosek, Ph.D.





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