New tool measures thoroughness of peer review reports


The level of detail of peer review reports is consistent across physical science journals regardless of the publications’ prominence, according to a first-of-its-kind large-scale analysis of reviewer reports in different scientific fields. Previous studies have evaluated the length of peer reviews and the demographics of the referees, but it has been difficult to examine the content of reviews because journals rarely disclose them. The full article was published by Physics Today Magazine.


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