peer review

Peer Review Week

By |August 2nd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Peer Review Week

Peer Review Week is scheduled for September 10-15, 2018. This year’s theme is Diversity in Peer Review. The Scholarly Kitchen reminded us of this […]

Peer Review Transparency

By |July 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Peer Review Transparency

Emerging from a project run by the Amherst College Press and the MIT Press, a recent report examines the proposal for a set of agreed definitions […]

Dual Conferences in Portugal Come September

By |July 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Dual Conferences in Portugal Come September

The 22nd International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL) is scheduled for September 10-13, 2018 at the University of Porto, in […]

Peer Review in Practice

By |May 29th, 2018|indexing, News, reference|Comments Off on Peer Review in Practice

Establishing transparency for each author’s role in a research study is one of the recommendations that recently appeared in a report in the Proceedings of the National […]

Peer Review Under Review

By |May 25th, 2018|News, Technology|Comments Off on Peer Review Under Review

Discussions around peer review and whether it is subjective or objective continues to takes place. The author reminds us that at the end of […]

Shining the Light on Peer Review

By |April 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Shining the Light on Peer Review

Peer review is a vital step in scientific publishing. Unfortunately it is often not formally taught. This interesting news came to us from EurekAlert! in […]

Collaboration Seeks to Improve Research

By |November 13th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Collaboration Seeks to Improve Research

A group of not-for-profit scientific membership societies have announced the launch of the Scientific Society Publisher Alliance (SSPA). This is an initiative focused on […]

Gender Bias in Scientific Publishing

By |November 3rd, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Gender Bias in Scientific Publishing

Scientists strive to be objective in their peer review of grant applications and manuscript submissions. However, the threat to objectivity comes from all humans […]