Scholarly publishing depends on peer reviewers



The peer-review crisis is posing a risk to the scholarly peer-reviewed journal system. Journals have to ask many potential peer reviewers to obtain a minimum acceptable number of peers accepting reviewing a manuscript. Several solutions have been suggested to overcome this shortage. From reimbursing for the job, to eliminating pre-publication reviews, one cannot predict which is more dangerous for the future of scholarly publishing. And, why not acknowledging their contribution to the final version of the article published? PubMed created two categories of contributors: authors [AU] and collaborators [IR]. Why not a third category for the peer-reviewer?


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Fernandez-Llimos F. Scholarly publishing depends on peer reviewers. Pharm Pract (Granada) [Internet]. 2018 Apr. 2 [cited 2021 Oct. 16];16(1):1236. Available from:

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