A multi-disciplinary perspective on emergent and future innovations in peer review 

Jonathan P. Tennant, et.al., F1000 Research, Jul 27, 2017
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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This is a detailed and well-thought-out contribution to the future of peer review. It is definitely needed. "If the current system of peer review were to undergo peer review, it would undoubtedly achieve a “revise and resubmit” decision," write the authors. Existing publishing platforms "were designed to attract a huge following, not to ensure the ethics and reliability of effective peer review." Something new is needed. The authors propose a system where "peer review becomes an inherently social and community-led activity, decoupled from a traditional journal-based system, and instead becomes part of the commons." 

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