Peer review

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  1. Citations: Link, Locate, Discover, Connect

    Sarah Gillmore - 13th Aug 2018

    Why cite? Citation is an essential aspect of scholarly writing. Reference to other literature embeds the current work in the context of existing knowledge, supporting or disputing other works, and establishing the authority of the scholarly assertion.  Re ...

  2. Letter from the COPE co-Chairs: May 2018

    Sarah Gillmore - 14th May 2018

    Starting the conversation: Outcomes from a research integrity workshop for research institutions, editors and publishers On April 25th members of the Russell Group Integrity Forum met with members of COPE on the campus of the University of Birmingham, UK ...

  3. In the news: May 2018 Digest

    Sarah Gillmore - 19th Jun 2018

    Conflicts of Interest An article in discusses a paper published in the BMJ which was widely picked up in the news, but where the peer reviewers had close affiliations with the authors, and wonders if there are wider unexamined conflic ...

  4. Editor and reviewers requiring authors to cite their own work

  5. Discussing the topical issues in peer review, tying in with Peer Review Week's Transparency theme.

    Dom Mitchell - 12th Jun 2018

    From the Seminar: 2017: Current Issues in Peer Review, COPE webinar Download presentation: Discussing the topical issues in peer review   (PDF, 4351KB) 14 September 2017 Guest speakers: Tony Ross-Hellauer Scientific Manager OPENAire2020 project, Universit ...

  6. How to spot potential manipulation of the peer review process

    Dom Mitchell - 2nd Nov 2017

    Download flowchart: How to spot potential manipulation of the peer review process  (PDF, 283KB) Back to main flowcharts page Resource type Resource Media Download flowchart: How to spot potential manipulation of the peer review process PDF, 283KB (Version ...

  7. Who 'owns' peer reviews? September 2017

    Cynthia Clerk - 9th Mar 2018

        Discussion document on who "owns" peer reviews? [PDF, 164KB] Resource type Resource Resource category Discussion documents COPE Discussion Documents Who 'owns' peer reviews? September 2017 Summary     Discussion document on who &qu ...

  8. Service evaluation as research in a controversial area of medicine

  9. COPE Forum 9 September 2015: Who “owns” peer review?

    Cynthia Clerk - 29th Jan 2018

    Two trends have recently come together within scholarly publication; open review, and the desire to give credit to reviewers. At the convergence are organizations like Publons and Academic Karma who wish to openly acknowledge the work of peer-reviewers by ...

  10. COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers- Chinese

    Cynthia Clerk - 14th Nov 2017

    Peer review in all its forms plays an important role in ensuring the integrity of the scholarly record. The process depends to a large extent on trust, and requires that everyone involved behaves responsibly and ethically. Peer reviewers play a central an ...