Types of peer review:
|Anonymous (single anonymous, single-blind)||Author doesn't know the identiy of the reviewer., but reviewer knows who the author is.|
|Double anonymous (double-blind)||Reviewer doesn't know the identity of the author, and vice-versa.|
|Open peer review||The identity of the author and the reviewer is known by all participants, during or after the review process.|
|Transparent peer review||Review report is posted with the published article. Reviewer can choose if they want to share their identity.|
|Collaborative peer review||
Two or more reviewers work together to submit a unified report., OR
Author revises manuscript under the supervision of one or more reviewers.
|Post-publication peer review||Review solicited or unsolicited, of a published paper. Does not exclude other forms of peer review.|
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How to Write a Peer Review: 12 Things You Need to Know, from Publons Blog, 17 November, 2019. (Note: Publons is a product of Clarivate Analytics that tracks peer reviewing activity. https://publons.com/blog/how-to-write-a-peer-review-12-things-you-need-to-know/
Peer review training for scientific researchers. Includes videos and interactive modules.
Includes sections on how to submit; how to review; open access; data policy; scientific integrity and professional ethics; and more.
Includes “Become a reviewer”, “learn how to review a manuscript”, “get recognized for peer review”
BioMed Cenral Peer Review Process https://www.biomedcentral.com/getpublished/peer-review-process
Brief description of what peer review is and how it works.
Ways to get recognition for reviewing manuscripts.
Elsevier for Reviewers https://www.elsevier.com/reviewers
Describes the peer review process at Elsevier, includes videos about the reviewer experience.
Includes: Should you review?; Ethics; How to assess; Benefits of reviewing.
Links to referee resources for individual journals
Includes videos introducing peer review; peer review criteria, and a course for becoming a certified peer reviewer for OSA.
Explanation of peer review; peer review guidelines; extensive resources for reviewers.
Includes information on peer review and more, in a variety of formats.including videos, podcasts and webinars.
"Explainer: what is peer review?" from The Conversation https://theconversation.com/explainer-what-is-peer-review-27797
"Scrutinizing Science: Peer Review" from Understanding Science. https://undsci.berkeley.edu/article/howscienceworks_16
"What is peer review?" - Elsevier https://www.elsevier.com/reviewers
"What is peer review?" - Wiley https://authorservices.wiley.com/Reviewers/journal-reviewers/what-is-peer-review/index.html
"What is Peer Review in Science? A Complete Guide" from Artifacts Researcher Blog https://artifacts.ai/what-is-a-peer-review-in-science/