Peer Review in Flux
The internet era has changed the landscape
It is peer review week (September 10-15 2018) so we thought it timely to share this provocative piece and provide a swag of links to other peer review items in the Resource Library.
Beaten down by technological change and economic pressures, the long-held notion of scientific peer review is losing its status as the “gold standard” measure of scholarly reliability.
The problem facing universities in 2018, however, isn’t so much that peer review has inevitably evolved, but that scientists collectively have failed to respond with a better replacement. Among the many troubles for peer-reviewed publications:
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