Peer Review: Recent Experience and Future Directions

@inproceedings{Ware2011PeerRR,
  title={Peer Review: Recent Experience and Future Directions},
  author={Mark A. Ware},
  year={2011}
}
What are the challenges and opportunities facing peer review in a networked world? We review the state of journal peer review at the end of 2010, beset by ever-increasing volumes of journal articles demanding to be reviewed in ever-shorter times and by a range of criticisms of its effectiveness and value. We consider the opportunities for improvement and review alternative approaches including open and post-publication review and the possible use of article-level metrics as a replacement. We… CONTINUE READING

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  • Rejection rates at peer-reviewed journals vary widely, from over 90% to under 10%, with the average rejection rate being estimated to be about 50%.

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