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How long is the peer review process for journal manuscripts? A case study on Angewandte Chemie International Edition.
Chimia (Aarau)
PUBLISHED: 12-09-2010
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One of the most frequently raised criticisms of the review process for manuscripts is that the length of time between submission of a manuscript and the editorial decision is overly long. Taking the journal Angewandte Chemie International Edition as an example and based on nearly 2000 manuscripts, the present study examined just how long the peer review process takes.
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Do author-suggested reviewers rate submissions more favorably than editor-suggested reviewers? A study on atmospheric chemistry and physics.
PLoS ONE
PUBLISHED: 07-15-2010
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Ratings in journal peer review can be affected by sources of bias. The bias variable investigated here was the information on whether authors had suggested a possible reviewer for their manuscript, and whether the editor had taken up that suggestion or had chosen a reviewer that had not been suggested by the authors. Studies have shown that author-suggested reviewers rate manuscripts more favorably than editor-suggested reviewers do.
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The usefulness of peer review for selecting manuscripts for publication: a utility analysis taking as an example a high-impact journal.
PLoS ONE
PUBLISHED: 05-06-2010
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High predictive validity--that is, a strong association between the outcome of peer review (usually, reviewers ratings) and the scientific quality of a manuscript submitted to a journal (measured as citations of the later published paper)--does not as a rule suffice to demonstrate the usefulness of peer review for the selection of manuscripts. To assess usefulness, it is important to include in addition the base rate (proportion of submissions that are fundamentally suitable for publication) and the selection rate (the proportion of submissions accepted).
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A reliability-generalization study of journal peer reviews: a multilevel meta-analysis of inter-rater reliability and its determinants.
PLoS ONE
PUBLISHED: 04-15-2010
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This paper presents the first meta-analysis for the inter-rater reliability (IRR) of journal peer reviews. IRR is defined as the extent to which two or more independent reviews of the same scientific document agree.
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Heterogeneity of inter-rater reliabilities of grant peer reviews and its determinants: a general estimating equations approach.
PLoS ONE
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One of the most important weaknesses of the peer review process is that different reviewers ratings of the same grant proposal typically differ. Studies on the inter-rater reliability of peer reviews mostly report only average values across all submitted proposals. But inter-rater reliabilities can vary depending on the scientific discipline or the requested grant sum, for instance.
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University and student segmentation: multilevel latent-class analysis of students attitudes towards research methods and statistics.
Br J Educ Psychol
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It is often claimed that psychology students attitudes towards research methods and statistics affect course enrollment, persistence, achievement, and course climate. However, the inter-institutional variability has been widely neglected in the research on students attitudes towards research methods and statistics, but it is important for didactic purposes (heterogeneity of the student population).
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What is Visualize?

JoVE Visualize is a tool created to match the last 5 years of PubMed publications to methods in JoVE's video library.

How does it work?

We use abstracts found on PubMed and match them to JoVE videos to create a list of 10 to 30 related methods videos.

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In developing our video relationships, we compare around 5 million PubMed articles to our library of over 4,500 methods videos. In some cases the language used in the PubMed abstracts makes matching that content to a JoVE video difficult. In other cases, there happens not to be any content in our video library that is relevant to the topic of a given abstract. In these cases, our algorithms are trying their best to display videos with relevant content, which can sometimes result in matched videos with only a slight relation.