Peer Review

5 Steps to Writing a Winning Post-Publication Peer Review

On October 13, 2016, we were warned of the 115-year limit to our lifespans. It was a spoiler for those of us certain we could live forever and contestable news for researchers worldwide.   The research was published in Nature and hotly debated the moment it hit newsstands. The first to write an open review on Publons […]

Detecting Dr. Fraud

The case of Anna O. Szust serves as yet another illustration that, despite the many benefits of the internet, you can’t trust everything you see online.

Clarivate Analytics acquires Publons

As you may have already heard, there’s some exciting news here at Clarivate Analytics – the acquisition of Publons, creator of the leading online global peer-review platform.

ScholarOne Manuscripts 2017 User Conference Key Highlights

Earlier this month, publishers gathered in Madrid for the ScholarOne Manuscripts 2017 User Conference. In addition to fine-tuning their ScholarOne skills, attendees got to hear speakers and weigh in on topics such as open peer review, preprints, and reviewer recognition.

Harnessing the power of peer review

With the increasing challenges of research and publishing, it’s more important than ever to be able to find, screen, contact, and motivate competent peer reviewers.

Taylor & Francis partners with Publons to help reviewers get recognized

As part of the effort to increase recognition of the contributions of peer reviewers, Taylor & Francis has implemented a new partnership with Publons, the online platform that helps reviewers secure verified recognition for their contributions. For 30 Taylor & Francis journal titles, reviewers completing their reviews in ScholarOne Manuscripts can opt in to have their work automatically verified and submitted to Publons for recognition on their profile.

How to evaluate a manuscript critically: 12 questions you should always ask yourself

It’s finally happened: you have received your first invitation to peer review. You accept, pick up your red pen, and shuffle gleefully in your chair. This is your much anticipated contribution to the scientific community. But then the panic sets in: what does peer review really mean, and what should you look out for while reading […]