1. INTRODUCTION TO PEER REVIEW
What is peer review? Learn the basics of peer review and the critical role it plays in scientific publication.
2. ETHICS IN PEER REVIEW
Learn how to deal with difficult ethical issues, potential conflicts of interest, and personal biases in the peer review process.
3. PREPARING FOR REVIEW
Every journal is unique, and the scientific literature is constantly evolving. Preparation before evaluating a manuscript will result in a more thorough review.
4. ASSESSING SIGNIFICANCE AND TECHNICAL QUALITY
Evaluating scientific soundness and potential impact is a key function of the reviewer. Learn how to effectively gauge impact and rate technical quality.
5. ASSESSING PRESENTATION AND READINESS FOR PUBLICATION
Presentation is key. Use these tools to evaluate manuscript presentation and identify potential issues related to safety and data.
6. WRITING YOUR REVIEW
What makes a good review? Learn how to write a quality review and convey your ideas with clarity.