Peer Review

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Stick to Your Ribs: The Problems With Calling Comments “Post-Publication Peer-Review”

Revisiting Kent Anderson’s 2012 post about how comments and letters probably shouldn’t be branded as “post-publication peer review”. Continue reading

Frontiers of Intimidation — What a Controversial Paper’s Travails Teach Us About Libel Laws and Publishing

Retracting a paper identifying a link between climate change deniers and conspiracy theorists provokes more conspiracy theories, but it turns out the real impetus for retraction is disappointingly parochial and explicable. Continue reading

The Scam, the Sting, and the Reaction: Labbé, Bohannon, Sokal

Editors keep allowing nonsense and gibberish to be published in their journals and conference proceedings. How many exposés and sting operations will it take before scholarly publishing begins effectively to police itself? Continue reading

A Metric for the Quality of Peer Review: Interview with Adam Etkin of PreSCORE

Adam Etkin describes the workings and rationale for scoring papers and journals based on the rigor of peer review they received prior to publication. Continue reading

An Interview With Janne-Tuomas Seppänen, Co-founder of Peerage of Science

Peerage of Science’s Janne-Tuomas Seppänen discusses their new peer review offering for authors and journals. Continue reading

UPDATED — 73 Things Publishers Do (2013 Edition)

An updated version of the “60 Things Publishers Do” list, recognizing a baker’s dozen of contributions provided via comments, other Chefs, and a changing world. Continue reading

Scholarly Kitchen Podcast: Peter Brantley on Annotating the Web

Peter Brantley of talks about efforts to bring an open layer of annotation to the Web, and what they mean for scholarly communication. Continue reading

Open Access “Sting” Reveals Deception, Missed Opportunities

What can be learned from John Bohannon’s investigative study of open access publishers? Continue reading

Scholarly Kitchen Podcast: If It Isn’t Disruption, What Is It?

Three Scholarly Kitchen chefs talk about the uses and misuses of the term “disruption” in describing what’s going on in the scholarly publishing market. Continue reading

Scholarly Kitchen Podcast: Peter Binfield on PeerJ

Peter Binfield talks about progress at PeerJ since the innovative OA journal’s launch, and where the journal is headed. Continue reading

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