F1000 Workspace

Inviting Collaborators (in general) to an F1000W project (folder)

Outside (non-UNC) collaborators can be invited to a UNC team member's project(s) as indicated above using the outside collaborator's email (does not need a UNC email address).  In accepting the invitation, they will basically sign up to F1000 for free (30-day trial). 

  • They'll get a 30 day trial, during which time they can have up to 3 projects and use all of the tools.  After the 30 days, all that ends is  receiving article suggestions/smart citation suggestions and importing PDFs from DropBox, Google Drive and OneDrive).

    Once they're part of the shared project, they can do everything you can normally do in a shared project - add and remove articles, annotate, access shared manuscripts etc.
  • If there are any issues, collaborators can contact Chris from F1000, of the support team: 
  • If the outside collaborator is at an institution with an F1000 subscription (F1000 Prime comes with free F1000 Workspace) this free 30-day account can be converted to the Institutional account (click on the support button within F1000 for assistance).  More details in the box below.  
  • See, also, subscription options below. If the collaborator decides to convert to an individual or group paid account, support can assist them in this process, also.  

Outside Collaborators (non-UNC)

Collaborator (non-UNC) at a major institution

  • Does the institution have an F1000 or F1000 Prime (formerly Faculty of 1000) subscription?  F1000 Workspace comes FREE with F1000 subscriptions.
    • IF YES, contact librarians at home institution about their local subscription. It may have to be accessed from the library website to register the first time. 
      • If the free F1000 Workspace has not yet been set up, the librarians can contact F1000 for assistance in making the free F1000 Workspace available: Chris from F1000, of the support team can assist if necessary <chris.smith@f1000-2.intercom-mail.com>
      • Librarian materials, including an IT document about user rights and server connections:
      • In the meantime, collaborators can be invited to a UNC team member's project(s) using the outside collaborator's email (does not need a UNC email address).  In accepting the invitation, they will basically sign up to F1000 for free (30-day trial). This can be converted to an Institutional account once that is set up (click on the support button within F1000 for assistance).  More details below. 
    • IF NO (see below, also, for institutions in WHO Group A & B countries),
      • UNC collaborators should establish the project/s (folder/s) in their own UNC accounts and invite the non-UNC collaborators to those projects (they will become "shared" projects if they were not, already). 
      • In accepting the invitation, the outside collaborators will basically sign up to F1000, but they can do this for free (they'll get a 30 day trial, during which time they can have up to 3 projects and use all of the tools).  After the 30 days, all that ends is  receiving article suggestions/smart citation suggestions and importing PDFs from DropBox, Google Drive and OneDrive).

        Once they're part of the shared project, they can do everything you can normally do in a shared project - add and remove articles, annotate, access shared manuscripts etc.
      • If there are any issues, collaborators can contact Chris from F1000, of the support team: 
      • See, also, subscription options below. 

Collaborator (non-UNC) not at a major institution (no F1000 Institutional subscription)

  • See "IF NO" above.

OR (from https://f1000.com/subscriptions)

  • Personal non-commercial subscriptions are available for $9.95 per month. Register here.
  • F1000 offers special pricing for academic departments and academic hospital laboratories for 0-20 users. Please contact them for a quote.
  • University students receive a 50% discount on F1000 individual subscriptions. Student subscriptions are just $4.95 per month. To qualify for the student price, please email a photo of your student ID to discounts@f1000.com.
  • Free institutional trials are also available.
  • For information on how to subscribe, please visit Subscription and registration.

Collaborator in a country defined by WHO as a Group A or Group B institution: https://f1000.com/subscriptions/hinari

" At F1000 we are committed to the ideal of making access to the scientific literature available to all countries. As part of this vision we offer free or discounted subscriptions to F1000Prime to institutions in the poorest countries in the world, as part of the World Health Organization’s HINARI program. For a full list of eligible countries please see the current list on the HINARI site.

Institutes in Group A (as defined by the WHO) are eligible for free subscriptions while those in Group B are offered substantially discounted prices. To register your institution for the program, visit the HINARI registration page. We also encourage Faculty Members who submit regularly to nominate an institute from a developing country of their choice for free access in the form of a sponsorship. If you would like your institution to be considered for sponsorship please email us at info@f1000.com.

To access all the features of F1000 (Workspace, Prime, and/or Research) you must either belong to a subscribing institute, or take out an individual subscription. Also available:

Support Research, Teaching, & Learning - Give to the HSL