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A scoping review protocol on the roles and tasks of peer reviewers in the manuscript review process in biomedical journals

Author
Glonti, K.; Cauchi, D.; Cobo, E.; Boutron, I.; Moher, D.; Hren, D.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
BMJ Open
Date of publication
2017-10-01
Volume
7
Number
10
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017468 Open in new window
Abstract
Introduction The primary functions of peer reviewers are poorly defined. Thus far no body of literature has systematically identified the roles and tasks of peer reviewers of biomedical journals. A clear establishment of these can lead to improvements in the peer review process. The purpose of this scoping review is to determine what is known on the roles and tasks of peer reviewers. Methods We will use the methodological framework first proposed by Arksey and O'Malley and subsequently adapted b...
Keywords
Biomedical publishing, Competencies, Peer review, Roles, Scoping review, Tasks
Group of research
GRBIO - Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research Group

Participants

  • Glonti, Ketevan  (author)
  • Cauchi, Daniel  (author)
  • Cobo Valeri, Erik  (author)
  • Boutron, Isabelle  (author)
  • Moher, David  (author)
  • Hren, Darko  (author)