Many journals ask submitting authors to suggest recommended peer reviewers, potentially risking bias and misconduct. Do the benefits outweigh these risks?
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The tasks and responsibilities of peer reviewers are examined as a step towards reaching a consensus on their role in biomedical publishing
Researchers propose that self-organising peer review for preprints could be the future of scholarly publishing.
Discover how to track the proliferation of initiatives aimed at improving the peer review process.
Authors and editors are asked to be vigilant, and advice to peer reviewers is updated, amidst scandal of reviewer who asked for multiple self-citations during reviews.
As an increasing number of journals pilot transparent peer review, data indicate that open peer review does not compromise the process – at least when reviewers can stay anonymous.
Journals and funders pledge to publish peer review reports in a move to increase transparency of the publication process.