Tag:academic journal peer review

During Scholastica's upcoming Peer Review Week webinar on Thursday the 24th of September, we'll be exploring ways journals can help scholars and the general public more easily distinguish peer-reviewed preprints from unvetted ones to increase trust in preprints and peer review. Read on for the full details!

During this free on-demand webinar, speakers from Scholastica and J&J Editorial cover best practices for conducting a peer review audit to improve journal efficiency from a technical and editorial perspective.

The 2019 ISMTE North American conference brought together stakeholders across the scholarly publishing landscape with sessions ranging from editorial office management to the future of open access. Here are some highlights.

When a scholar visits an open access journal's website for the first time, they look for certain markers of publication quality. Chief among them are well-outlined peer review policies. In this post, we outline the primary elements to include in journal peer review policies and best practices to follow.

While you can't guarantee that your journal will receive top-notch reviewer comments all of the time, there are some steps your editorial team can take to improve reviewer comment quality.

Every journal's peer review process can use some polishing from time to time. In this blog post we outline three areas of peer review that all journals should audit and how to approach data collection.

In this post, we look at some of the most common areas where editorial teams get caught up in manual work and how you can use organization and automation to avoid them.

In this post we outline some best practices for creating a peer review feedback form and what yours should cover.

Last week we attended the ISMTE North American Conference. In this post we highlight conference sessions we were able to go to, including our presentation on polishing your peer review process.