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Basics of Peer Review

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I’m in conversation with Charlie Kelner to understand how publishers are and can foster inclusivity in peer review. Charlotte (Charlie) Kelner is a Research Engagement…
How publishers are ensuring inclusivity in peer review: Interview with Charlie Kelner of Hindawi
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I am in conversation with Pippa Smart on the role editors can play in fostering diversity and inclusion in peer review. Pippa is an independent research communication…
"I highly recommend to all editors that they actively seek to diversify their reviewer pools." - Pippa Smart, Editor-in-Chief, Learned Publishing
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As an Editage Insights reader, I’m sure you’re aware that the theme of Peer Review Week 2021 is Identity in Peer Review. Considering the relevance of topic in the…
We asked researchers whether an author's identity influences perceptions about their work
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The proportion of authors from non-traditional research-producing countries has substantially increased in the past few years, but the increase in proportion of peer…
To start Peer Review Week 2021 on an exciting note, we decided to kick off Day 1 by reaching out to members of the scholarly publishing community who’ve been kind enough…
This article explores how authors and reviewers can make a difference to the quality of peer review by making the right choices, maintaining integrity, and having their…
The words “published in a peer reviewed journal” are sometimes considered as the gold standard in science. But any professional scientist will tell you that the fact an…
You’ve worked hard and think you’re on a winning path when you submit your manuscript to a top academic journal, only to be derailed by a peer review. Here's how authors…
The peer review system is based on a mutual relationship. Sometimes there are glitches and broken links, and sometimes mutualisms turn into antagonisms. But is the whole…
I had a dream that bothered me. In this dream, I found out that the journal editor had rejected my paper based on an algorithm. It made me so irate that I woke up. Upon…