Set to be formalized as an ANSI/NISO standard, STM's Peer Review Taxonomy is progressing fast. We caught up with Lois Jones, a member of the Taxonomy working group and Peer Review Manager at the APA, to learn more about the initiative.
In this interview, President and Founder of PSP Consulting Pippa Smart, overviews the many variations of blind and open peer review that she's come across as well as core benefits and challenges of each that journals should consider.
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.