Peeriodicals

Organizer The PubPeer Foundation, represented by Brandon Stell and Boris Barbour Website or social media links  https://peeriodicals.com @peeriodicals Current stage of development Ongoing project Project duration Indefinite Project aims Background information on current practices There is widespread agreement that fashions imposed by the publishing industry have diverged from well established criteria of scientific quality. Peeriodicals offers…

Open post-publication peer review

Organizer Victor Venema, Grassroots Review Journals, University of Bonn, Germany Website or social media links Concept homepage Development server GIT Future integrations Mastodon Twitter Reddit Current stage of development Main design for the communities (review journals) is ready to be implemented. Multiple communication channels set-up apart from a newsletter/distribution list.  Project duration Years, but for…

Building capacity for preprint peer review and curation in Africa

Organizer Ms Joy Owango (TCC Africa) and Ms Jo Havemann (AfricArXiv) Website or social media links https://www.tcc-africa.org/​ ​ https://info.africarxiv.org/ Joy Owango: ​joy.owango@tcc-africa.orgJohanna Havemann: ​info@access2perspectives.com​ // ​jo@africarxiv.org Current stage of development AfricArXiv is an Open Access portal launched in June 2018, which serves primarily as a preprint repository. Beyond that it serves as a hub and…

COVID 19 Rapid Review: A joint publishers’ initiative to engage the community on the review of COVID-19 preprints

Organizers  Daniela Saderi (PREreview Co-Founder and Director) and Sarah Greaves (STM Publishing Consultant) Website or social media links OASPA announcement Project website Digital Science Blog Post: “Does creating a rapid reviewer pool improve trust in COVID-19 peer review?” Digital Science Blog Post: “Creating a rapid reviewer pool…..and trying to use it” Poster (Zenodo) Current stage…

I Owe The Academy: Portable Tokens for Open Peer Review

Organizer Philip N. Cohen and Micah Altman Website or social media links philipncohen.com micahaltman.com Current stage of development  Ready to be implemented Project duration 2 years Project aims Background information on current practices To make timely, evidence-based decisions scientists and nonscientists alike need to be able to understand how an emerging result has been vetted —…

Harnessing cross-institutional journal clubs to assess and review preprints

Organizer Felix Richter (Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford) Nicolas Vabret (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York) Website COVID-19 Literature Review Oxford COVID-19 Mount Sinai References: 1 Vabret N, Samstein R, Fernandez N, Merad M; Sinai Immunology Review Project; Trainees; Faculty. Advancing scientific knowledge in times of pandemics. Nat Rev Immunol.…

Transforming Peer Review through Mentorship and Community Engagement

Organizer PREreview: Antoinette Foster, Monica Granados, Samantha Hindle, Katrina Murphy, Daniela Saderi Simply Secure: Georgia Bullen, Carissa Yao Website or social media links  https://prereview.org  https://twitter.com/PREreview_ https://github.com/prereview Current stage of development Ongoing / idea Project duration 2 years Project aims Background Research historically is assessed by a handful of “expert” reviewers, rarely selected from a diverse…