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Are Journals Lacking for Reviewers?

There is sufficient supply of reviewers to meet demand, a new paper suggests. It’s just not evenly distributed. Continue reading

Thumbs Down for the Freemium Model? Researchers Reject Nature’s Fast Track Peer Review Experiment

Nature conducts an experiment in paid fast track peer review, and the research community responds with concerns over creating an unfair tiered system for 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

Game of Papers: eLife, BMC, PLoS and EMBO Announce New Peer Review Consortium

eLife, BioMed Central (BMC), the Public Library of Science (PLoS), and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) will be forming a new peer review consortium based around the concept of what eLife calls “portable peer review.” Continue reading

Rewarding Reviewers: Money, Prestige, or Some of Both?

Are editors, reviewers and authors ready for a commercial solution to peer review? Survey results are in! Continue reading

Validation vs. Filtration and Designation — Are We Mismarketing the Core Strengths of Peer Review?

Narrowing the definition of peer review to only validation standards, we may be exposing peer review in its least flattering light, while ignoring the more reliable and powerful ways in which peer review serves science. Continue reading

Privatizing Peer Review — A Short Survey

Initiatives like Rubriq will succeed if they address the real needs of authors, reviewers, and editors. Take the survey and tell us what you think. Continue reading

An Interview With Keith Collier, Co-Founder of Rubriq

With the creation of Rubriq, co-founders Shashi Mudunuri and Keith Collier have broken new ground. Rubriq is an attempt to provide peer-review independent from journals. Continue reading

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