New ways for online Academic Peer Review

 

Innovative Research Communities Panel
Innovative Research Communities Panel (Photo credit: Norman Lear Center)

Source: www.nytimes.com/2010/08/24/arts/24peer.html?pagewanted=2&_r=3

“What we’re experiencing now is the most important transformation in our reading and writing tools since the invention of movable type,” said Katherine Rowe, a Renaissance specialist and media historian at Bryn Mawr College. “The way scholarly exchange is moving is radical, and we need to think about what it means for our fields.”

For professors, publishing in elite journals is an unavoidable part of university life. The grueling process of subjecting work to the up-or-down judgment of credentialed scholarly peers has been a cornerstone of academic culture since at least the mid-20th century.

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