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The Role & Evolution of Peer Review (Wiley blog post) 
by Wetzel, BarbaraNo presence information
 9/12/2018 8:46 AM
"... Peer review is considered the pillar that upholds the credibility and integrity of the scientific record. However, in its conventional form, peer review has drawn some criticism for issues like lack of transparency and inconsistency in output....
6 tips to get started as a peer reviewer 
by Wetzel, BarbaraNo presence information
 9/11/2018 8:05 AM
"It’s not easy breaking into the world of peer review. It often requires publishing articles and then waiting for editors to contact you. That’s a slow process for early-career researchers, who want to put their foot on the accelerator and benefit...
Peer Reviewer Survey in Nature: Peer Review Week next week! 
by Wetzel, BarbaraNo presence information
 9/10/2018 8:39 AM
Scientists in developed countries provide nearly three times as many peer reviews per paper submitted as researchers in emerging nations, according to the largest ever survey of the practice. Read the report by Publons, or the summary in Nature.
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Peer Review Week 2018, a global event celebrating the essential role of peer review in scientific publishing, is spotlighting "Diversity in Peer Review".


  • 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

Join us at noon, Thursday September 13 at Discovery Hall to hear from a panel of PNNL peer reviewers: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Jason McDermott, Svitlana Volkova, Dave Heldebrandt, and more will share their experiences receiving peer reviews.