Pre-publication peer review is an integral part of the modern scientific process. If your experience is limited or you need a refresher, take note of these 10 steps to successfully reviewing a manuscript.
We asked Steven Kettell, Co-Executive Editor of British Politics questions related to peer review. Read on for an insider look at the peer review process. How would you define a good peer reviewer?A good reviewer is someone who is on time, honest and clear. A bad reviewer (if they ever both to send in their comments) will meander [...]
It's important to remember that peer review is not only a vital part of the publishing process for journals, but for books as well. Our Palgrave Macmillan titles go through a rigorous review process. We asked Shaun Vigil, Editor of Film, Cultural, and Media Studies in Palgrave Macmillan’s New York office to shine light on what the peer [...]
Steven Inchcoombe, Chief Publishing Officer of Springer Nature shares the ongoing activities Springer Nature is undertaking across our publishers to reward peer reviewers.
We're kicking off Peer Review Week 2016 with a look at what our journals have to say about the topic. Read articles for free.
September is here, and with it brings the 2nd annual Peer Review Week set to kick-off on September 19th.
Peer Reviewers help safeguard the quality of work being published in a journal. When you take the time to review, you are helping to uphold a journal’s academic credibility. But reviewing generally happens anonymously, making it hard for experts to prove how much they do, or which journals rely on their reviewing expertise.
We asked Alex C. Michalos, Emeritus Professor in Political Science from the University of Northern British Columbia, to share advice he would give to scholars standing at the beginning of their careers. Throughout his long, accomplished career he has won many awards, has published 27 books and 118 refereed articles, and founded or co-founded seven [...]
Iain Hrynaszkiewicz, Head of Data Publishing at Springer Nature shares news of four data research policies that will be implemented across all journals.
Some thoughts on "Peer Review Week" and what we've been working toward at Springer and BioMed Central: