In Review: a new way to open up the submissions and peer review process - Research in progress blog
peter.suber's bookmarks 2018-10-19
"That’s why we’ve created a new service, In Review. Powered by Research Square, In Review offers authors a personal dashboard to easily track the status of their manuscript, and the opportunity to share it with the wider community earlier in the submission and peer review process. In the first instance, this service will be available across four BMC journals....
By using In Review authors will be able to:
- Share their work while it is under review and engage the wider community in discussion (through the Hypothes.is open annotation tool)
- Track the status of their manuscript on a more granular level – including number of reviewers invited, number of reports received, and immediate access to reviewer reports
- Demonstrate the integrity of their work with a transparent editorial checklist
- Benefit from early sharing, including potential for earlier citations and collaboration opportunities..."