KEYWORDS: Analysis, Article, Journal, Manuscript, Peer-Review
Last year, eLife trialled a peer-review
process designed to give authors more control over the decision to publish.
A directory of reviewers is available at www.calcpa.org/ peer-review
. In addition, for firms with audits in unusual or complex industries, there's a "find a reviewer" tool on the AICPA peer review website at www.aicpa.org/INTERESTAREAS/PEERREVIEW/ Pages/PeerReviewHome.aspx.
The new policy makes significant strides toward robust and transparent peer-review
at the U.S.
process was one of the few elements of journal publishing that hadn't yet changed.
It is in light of this practice that the editors of the Journal of Markets & Morality conceived the idea for this peer-review
Casadevall and Fang posit that new incentives for publication dramatically increased the number of research papers: publishing in peer-reviewed
journals is the major mechanism for the dissemination of scientific knowledge (the venue chosen for publication can have a significant impact in the visibility of a study), scientists prefer to publish in journals that present the greatest hurdles, and hiring, promotion, and funding have become heavily reliant on publication record.5 The peer-review
process is essential in academic publishing, but it delays the dissemination of research results to target audiences.
You are familiar with the peer-review
process, a mechanism whereby a professional review body evaluates the soundness of a physician's medical decisions in any given situation.
A resounding 90% of the study cohort believe that peer review is effective primarily in improving the quality of published papers, and 89% acknowledged that the peer-review
process had improved their last published paper.
In addition, we will continue to work together to monitor and improve the peer-review
process for NIEHS applications across all NIH study sections.
They also say that firms that have problems noted on their peer-review
report should, if they don't correct the problems, be subject to discipline, and that the problems should be reported to the state board of accountancy.
Chris Hornet, a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told CNSNews.com: "Publishing such an easily debunked falsehood in an erstwhile reputable, peer-review
publication demonstrates either a new low in desperation or a new generation believing there are no checks and therefore no limits."