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On the evaluation of work (typically, a publication or grant proposal) by the author's peers. This includes: refereeing, which is often used to determine an academic paper's suitability for publication in a journal or conference; peer evaluation of teaching skills; peer review of research grant proposals; and post-publication review of a book or article, as is common in the field of mathematics.

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I was reading about what makes reasonable grounds for rejecting a paper and came across the following statement: ... two major revisions are not allowed. Does it mean that only two rounds of rev …
asked Feb 28 '14 by adipro
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Is it ethical for a journal to cancel an accepted review request when they have obtained sufficient number of reviews to make a decision? This happened to me recently and I think this is not the firs …
asked Nov 7 '16 by adipro
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I have just submitted my review of a manuscript to a journal, which allowed me to see other reviewers' comments once I submitted mine. I have points of disagreement with this other reviewer, but I am …
asked Mar 8 '16 by adipro
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I received a book proposal review request from Elsevier. Despite some reasons to believe that it is credible, there are a few things that look suspicious to me: A monetary compensation is offered. I …
asked Mar 1 '17 by adipro
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Can we ask a journal to assign another reviewer to review our paper if we think that his/her review is not satisfactory, for instance if we have reason to believe that s/he is not familiar with the su …
asked Apr 15 '16 by adipro
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A large majority of researchers in my field publish in Elsevier journals. However, a professor who is widely regarded as an authority in my field has, some years ago, signed The Cost of Knowledge pled …
asked Aug 1 '14 by adipro
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I was reading a paper from a reputable journal and found that the authors misrepresented earlier papers that they cited, by saying something like Theory X was developed in [A, B, and C], but the …
asked Aug 1 '14 by adipro
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In the mainstream publishing model, it can take more than a month from the time a manuscript is submitted to the time reviewers are assigned to review it. I feel this is a bit unfair as editors from t …
asked Dec 28 '15 by adipro
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I once reviewed a manuscript whose authors cited many of their own published papers, which were not relevant to the subject of the manuscript. This kind of practice is evidently frowned upon by the ac …
asked Jun 1 '14 by adipro
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I was recently asked to review a paper, and ended up recommending a rejection of the paper. The journal has, apparently, asked the authors to revise their paper, and the journal has come back to me as …
asked Feb 27 '14 by adipro
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You can suggest names of potential reviewers to the journal editor, if you have not done so. He/she might not know who else are specialists in the area; hence you keep being invited. It also helps to …
answered Apr 29 '14 by adipro