News and events
This section contains a selection of the main news that interest the world of peer review. To stay informed about updates coming from the management of publications, find the reporting of important events, courses or conferences, scheduled around the world; know activities and initiatives related to the peer review coming from involved Associations and Publishers.
Crossref Peer Review Integration available now.
Reviewer Credits is happy to announce that reviewers can now import peer reviews registered in Crossref database. Over 300 thousand peer review metadata records in Crossref are now available to import for the reviewers in Reviewer Credits. The registered reviewers can...read more
Editorial Manager Integration. Webinar with Patrick A. Wachholz
https://youtu.be/cgjCw7un0v0 Thursday 10 February 2022 - 2:00 PM GMT Guest Speaker: Dr. Patrick A. Wachholz, Executive Editor "Geriatrics, Gerontology, Aging" This webinar showed how Journals using Aries Editorial Manager can automate the transfer of peer...read more
A billion-dollar donation: estimating the cost of researchers’ time spent on peer review
Balazs Aczel , Barnabas Szaszi , Alex O. Holcombe   Institute of Psychology, ELTE, Eotvos Lorand University, Izabella u. 46, Budapest, 1064, Hungary  School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Res Integr Peer Rev 6, 14 (2021)....read more
Reviewer Contribution Index (RCI). The views of our Ambassadors
Reviewer Contribution Index (RCI) is the metric based on the F3-index and developed by ReviewerCredits in collaboration with University of Valencia. It considers three objective parameters to measure the contribution of peer reviewers: Review report length, Review...read more
Reviewer Contribution Index (RCI). The keynote of Francisco Grimaldo
Why a metric for Peer Reviewers? What Reviewer Contribution Index (RCI) is for? How does RCI work? Francisco Grimaldo is Associate Professor of the School of Engineering at the University of Valencia and co-author of the article "The F3-index. Valuing...read more
The impact of peer review on the contribution potential of scientific papers
Akira Matsui # , Emily Chen # , Yunwen Wang , Emilio Ferrara # Contributed equally. 1 Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States. 2 Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California,...read more
Which peer reviewers voluntarily reveal their identity to authors? Insights into the consequences of open-identities peer review
Charles W Fox Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY, USA. Proc Biol Sci. 2021 Oct 27;288(1961):20211399. Identifying reviewers is argued to improve the quality and fairness of peer review, but is generally disfavoured by reviewers. To gain...read more