RALEIGH, N.C.: QScience Will Use Rubriq’s Standardized, Independent Peer Review Process | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online
"International open access publisher Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation announced today that it will partner with Rubriq, complementing its own peer review process for its journals on QScience.com with Rubriq’s groundbreaking scorecard, a standardized, independent peer review tool developed to speed publication and improve trust in the peer review process. While Rubriq will provide an independent peer review of submitted research, the editors-in-chief of each journal will retain control over what papers ultimately are accepted or rejected, based on both the evaluation of Rubriq reviewers and the particular scope of the journal in question. There are more than 15 journals available through QScience.com, from specialized-topic journals to the multidisciplinary journal QScience Connect. Although Rubriq will supplement the existing review process for more traditionally-structured journals, it completely will replace the peer review management process for QScience Connect, where editors will make decisions based solely on feedback provided in the Rubriq scorecard ..."