The scientists who get credit for peer review

  title={The scientists who get credit for peer review},
  author={Richard van Noorden},
Publons rewards researchers for putting their peer-review activity online. Nature spoke to the startup's co-founder and two super-users. 
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Rewarding the quantity of peer review could harm biomedical research
Evidence is presented that while voluntary peer review may aid researchers, pressurizedpeer review may create a perverse incentive that negatively affects the integrity of the biomedical research record and it is argued that peer review should remain a voluntary mission, and should not be prompted by the need to attain tenure or promotion.
Characteristics of scholars who review for predatory and legitimate journals: linkage study of Cabells Scholarly Analytics and Publons data
To tackle predatory journals, universities, funders and publishers need to consider the entire research workflow and educate reviewers on concepts of quality and legitimacy in scholarly publishing.
Who reviews for predatory journals? A study on reviewer characteristics
The characteristics of scholars who review for potentially predatory journals resemble those of authors who publish their work in these outlets, and stakeholders will need to adopt a holistic approach that takes into account the entire research workflow.