OASPA: Guest Post: Peer review in transition?

« (…) The functions of peer review in scholarly publishing have always been multiple, including the aim of improving the quality of a colleague’s work, but also that of certifying scientific knowledge and determining eligibility to be published (Csiszar, 2018; Fyfe et al., 2017; Horbach & Halffman, 2018). Spurred on by the overall growth of scientific activity and increasing competition for publishing space since the mid-20th century, questions about efficiency and strain on the invisible economy of peer review labour have become more prominent. (…) »

source > oaspa.org, Ludo Waltman, Stephen Pinfield, Wolfgang Kaltenbrunner, Helen Buckley Woods, 11 mars 2021