Current Controversies Regarding Peer Review in Scholarly Journals

  title={Current Controversies Regarding Peer Review in Scholarly Journals},
  author={Sandra P. Thomas},
  journal={Issues in Mental Health Nursing},
  pages={101 - 99}
Andrew Preston, writing recently for Scientific American (2017), predicted major changes in the traditional, centuries-old, peer review process in scholarly journals. He argues that the process has to change, given the sheer volume of manuscripts being produced in the 21st century scientific community (2 million articles being published every year). I can attest to his point that editors scramble to find qualified reviewers for the everincreasing barrage of manuscripts. I agree that those… Expand

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