121: Transparent peer review

Episode 121 · December 7th, 2020 · 57 mins 35 secs

About this Episode

Dan and James discuss the pros and cons of transparent peer-review, in which peer review reports are published alongside manuscripts, as a keynote feature at the recent Munin Conference on scholarly publishing.

Here's what they cover and some links:

  • Watch the video of this episode on the Everything Hertz YouTube page
  • What is transparent peer-review?
  • The permanancy of open peer review reports
  • CLOCKSS provides a sustainable dark archive to ensure the long-term survival of Web-based scholarly content
  • Open peer reviews provide additional info for historians
  • What changes when you know that your review is going to be public?
  • A Motte-and-bailey castle
  • An update and summary of the 450 movement
  • Involving patients/user representatives in the peer review and disemination process
  • The GRIM test
  • What about the publication of peer review reports for papers that are rejected?
  • The mega-analysis paper that Dan and James were co-authors on
  • Thank you to the organisers of the Munin conference for the invitation!

Other links

Music credits: [Lee Rosevere](freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/)

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Episode citation

Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. (Hosts). (2020, December 7) "121: Transparent peer review", Everything Hertz [Audio podcast], DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/S2948

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