The convergence of digital libraries and the peer-review process

@article{Rodriguez2006TheCO,
  title={The convergence of digital libraries and the peer-review process},
  author={Michael A. Rodriguez and Johan Bollen and Herbert Van de Sompel},
  journal={Journal of Information Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={32},
  pages={149 - 159}
}
Pre-print repositories have seen a significant increase in use over the past fifteen years across multiple research domains. Researchers are beginning to develop applications capable of using these repositories to assist the scientific community above and beyond the pure dissemination of information. The contributions set forth by this paper emphasize a deconstructed publication model in which the peer-review process is mediated by an Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting… 

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