Categories

Are you looking for Open Peer Review methods & tools? Here you can find a categorisation of all OPR methods based on the functionalities & characteristics of the most popular platforms & services available today. The main four categories are:

  

Publishers and publishing platforms with alternative review methods

Publishers and publishing platforms with alternative review methods

Publishers and publishing platforms are the two major groups which introduce alternative review methods. While journals play an elemental part in scholarly communication & publishing. Explore the various open peer review methods & solutions that publishers, publishing platforms & OA journals offer.

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Independent peer review services

Independent peer review services

Independent peer review platforms separate the review from the publishing process. The primary aim of the review services is to provide a user-friendly and transparent review process, which benefits both the authors and the reviewers. The review service is not affiliated with a journal or publishing house.

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Repository based publishing and review

Repository based publishing and review

Repositories can also offer peer review functionalities. By turning repositories into evaluation platforms the quality control of the scholarly communication process is given back to the research communities. Explore the repository based publishing and review scenery.

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Review applications

Review applications

Preprint related review platforms and tools facilitate a wide scientific discussion about preprint materials. The repository based dissemination and review forums can take a variety of forms ranging from repository specific discussion forums to providing peer review to content grouped as collections (overlay journals). Some platforms have a built-in commenting or peer review function on the platform, while others allow for crowd-sourced discussion on preprints in a specific field of study.

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