Peer Review Quick Guide : Detecting Common Mistakes and Considering Dilemmas in Peer Review

TitlePeer Review Quick Guide : Detecting Common Mistakes and Considering Dilemmas in Peer Review
Publication TypeOnline Tutorial
PublisherNorthern Illinois University
Year of Publication2006
Date Published2006
AbstractPeer Review is the recognized process to help ensure that research proposals and manuscripts meet established standards of excellence. This online tutorial seems to increase novice peer reviewers' awareness of common mistake s and dilemmas faced in reviewing research proposals and manuscripts, and suggests strategies for novice peer reviewers to offer constructive criticisms to authors. The tutorial covers citations, sample size, impartiality, responsiveness, objectivity, how to give constructive criticism, disclosure of conflict of interests and issues on unclear research methods.
KeywordsENGINEERING , MEDICINE , Peer review , SCIENCE
URLhttp://ori.hhs.gov/education/products/niu_peerreview/
Citation Key8941
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