Peer review week September 11-17

prw2017_theme_dates.pngThis week is Peer Review Week and this year’s theme is “Transparency in Review”, exploring what the concept means to those participating in review activity.

Visit the Peer Review Week website for more information about events happening online.

The Peer Review Week website features a list of online resources to help researchers understand peer review and its role in scholarly communications better

What is Peer Review Week?

Peer Review Week is a global event celebrating the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining scientific quality. The event brings together individuals, institutions, and organizations committed to sharing the central message that good peer review, whatever shape or form it might take, is critical to scholarly communications. We organize virtual and in-person events – webinars, interviews and social media activities.

Why Peer Review Week?

  • To emphasize the central role peer review plays is scholarly communication
  • To showcase the work of editors and reviewers
  • To share research and advance best practices
  • To highlight the latest innovation and applications

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