Independent peer review services are an integral part of the review from the publishing process that aim to provide a user-friendly and transparent review process, which benefits both authors and reviewers. These platforms advocate a network-based approach that fosters the collaboration between authors, editors and reviewers to improve the paper.
The Collaborative Review Forum unites authors, reviewers and the Associate Editor – and if need be the Specialty Chief Editor – in a direct online dialogue, enabling quick iterations and facilitating consensus.
Publishers and publishing platforms are the two major groups which introduce alternative review methods. While journals play an important role in scholarly communication. Explore the various open peer review methods & solutions that publishers, publishing platforms & OA journals offer.