Guest Post — Integrity and Trust in Peer Reviewed Literature: Will Journals Be Alone in Doing the Heavy Lifting?

We round out Peer Review Week with a guest post by Erin Landis, Meghan McDevitt, and Jason Roberts of Origin Editorial reporting on the 2022 Peer Review Congress.

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Peer Review and Humanities Online: An Interview with Daryle Williams about the Journal of Slavery and Data Preservation

Key insights on how peer review functions for a new journal, handling data on individual lives of people enslaved in the historical slave trade, that serves both academic and public audiences.

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Does Trust in Research Begin with Trust in Peer Review?

Kicking off Peer Review Week 2022: Does trust in research begin with trust in peer review across the whole ecosystem, and what does that look like for different communities and stakeholders?

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Ask an Editor-in-Chief/Surgeon/Researcher/Author/Reviewer: Is Research Integrity Possible without Peer Review?

One more answer to the question, Is Research Integrity Possible without Peer Review? Today’s response is from journal Editor-in-Chief and surgeon, D. Robert Siemens.

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The Peer Review Workbench: An Interview with Bahar Mehmani

Learn about Elsevier’s recently launched Peer Review Workbench – a new tool for researchers conducting meta research – in this interview with Bahar Mehmani

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Revisiting — Should You “Revise and Resubmit”? Probably

Today Angela Cochran revisits a post from 2016 on “revise and resubmit” decisions and what it means for authors and editors. Do new peer review models or cascading programs change the use of “revise and resubmit”?

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Still Ambiguous at Best? Revisiting “If We Don’t Know What Citations Mean, What Does it Mean When We Count Them”

If we don’t know what citations mean, what does it mean when we count them? Revisiting a 2015 (!) post in light of recent developments in citation metrics and impact.

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Guest Post — Has Peer Review Created a Toxic Culture in Academia? Moving from ‘Battering’ to ‘Bettering’ in the Review of Academic Research

Avi Staiman suggests revamping the peer review process to make it less about tearing down the work of others, and more about helping authors improve their papers.

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Announcing Peer Review Week 2022: An Interview with the Co-Chairs

The theme for Peer Review Week 2022 is Research Integrity: Creating and supporting trust in research – learn more in today’s interview with co-chairs Danielle Padua and Jayashree Rajagopalan

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Ask the Fellows: SSP 2022 Annual Meeting

We ask the 2022 Society for Scholarly Publishing Fellows to offer their thoughts on this year’s Annual Meeting.

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Desperately Seeking (Statistical) Significance

Twitter does not increase citations, a reanalysis of author data shows. Did the authors p-hack their data?

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Building Stronger Chains Together: Keeping Preprints Connected to the Scholarly Record

In the global supply chain of scholarly communications, we share a responsibility for accurate metadata that represents the publication lifecycle — from preprint to version of record, and everything in between.

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10 Years of Public Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research: An Interview with the Scholarly Publishing Roundtable (Part 2)

An interview with principals of the Scholarly Publishing Roundtable, whose work significantly shaped the Holdren Memo on public access to federally-funded research.

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