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Peer review rigging

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Part 01
By Sneha Kulkarni | December 19, 2014
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Peer review rigging: Should authors be allowed to suggest peer reviewers?
The pressure to publish has led some authors to exploit the peer review system and indulge in peer review rigging. These scandals have prompted discussions among experts about a significant issue: Should authors be allowed to suggest potential peer reviewers?
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Part 02
By Sneha Kulkarni | September 15, 2017
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Peer review scams: Should authors be allowed to suggest peer reviewers? (2)
Peer review rigging—a growing concern for the scientific publishing system—has led journals to retract several hundereds of papers. Apart from discussions on whether authors should be allowed to suggest potential peer reviewers, experts have highlighted the need for a set of guidelines to resolve the issue of peer review rigging. How can journal editors identify whether an author is trying to manipulate their peer review system? Do journals follow commonly accepted best practices? Read this... Read more