What Fate Peer Review?
(Will it be spoilt or saved by online publishing?)

Starting: Mon 24 Jun 1996 - 00:00:-32026 CDT
Ending: Tue 25 Jun 1996 - 00:00:-20057 CDT
Messages: 21

So in EduPage 23 June 1996 there was this item...

Scientists attending a conference in Denmark sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) were almost unanimous in dismissing electronic challenges to the tradition of peer review for scientific publications, although there was also wide agreement about the benefits of the Internet for the exchange of scientific information (through the speeding up of peer review and the developing use of the Internet for distribution of "preprints" that allow "open peer commentary"). (The Economist 22 Jun 96)

...which sparked this MOOsession

...and this thread:

Last message date: Tue 25 Jun 1996 - 00:00:-20057 CDT
Archived on: Tue Jun 25 1996 - 20:11:55 CDT


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