Scholarly publishing depends on peer reviewers

Pharmacy Practice 2017 peer reviewers

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    Abstract

    The peer-review crisis is posing a risk to the scholarly peer-reviewed journal system. Journals have to ask many potential peer reviewers to obtain a minimum acceptable number of peers accepting reviewing a manuscript. Several solutions have been suggested to overcome this shortage. From reimbursing for the job, to eliminating pre-publication reviews, one cannot predict which is more dangerous for the future of scholarly publishing. And, why not acknowledging their contribution to the final version of the article published? PubMed created two categories of contributors: authors [AU] and collaborators [IR]. Why not a third category for the peer-reviewer?.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number1236
    Pages (from-to)1-4
    Number of pages4
    JournalPharmacy Practice
    Volume16
    Issue number1
    Early online date29 Mar 2018
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2018

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