Meta-Research: Journal policies and editors’ opinions on peer review

« Peer review practices differ substantially between journals and disciplines. This study presents the results of a survey of 322 editors of journals in ecology, economics, medicine, physics and psychology. We found that 49% of the journals surveyed checked all manuscripts for plagiarism, that 61% allowed authors to recommend both for and against specific reviewers, and that less than 2% used a form of open peer review. (…) »

source >, Daniel G Hamilton,, Hannah Fraser, Rink Hoekstra, Fiona Fidler, 19 novembre 2020