Saturday, April 3, 2010

Peer Review: Guide for Researchers

The Research Information Network has published in March 2010 a Guide to provide researchers with an understanding of the peer review process and some of the current issues surrounding the debate about peer review
Download the Peer Review: Guide for researchers (16 pages)
Read more about the Guide

The issues discuss are:
  • What is peer review?
  • How does it work?
  • Support and criticism.
  • Is it effective?
  • Is it fair? Subjectivity and transparency
  • Is it efficient? Speeding it up and lightening the burden
  • New challenges and opportunities