Reer Review: More Points
Simon M. Brocklehurst
smb at bioch.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jan 26 08:17:44 EST 1996
Alexander Berezin wrote:
> IF the prime function of peer review was INDEED to HELP
> the authors to achieve better lucidity of presentations
> than no one of us would object it. Even anonymity may
> not be an issue if, I repeat, IF, the prime function of
> peer review was to ASSIST the author(s) to improve the
Whether or not this is one of the main aims of APR, it is
undeniably the case that papers are very often much improved
for having gone through the process.
I wonder, would you change your views on this subject if
the overwhelming majority of people who publish papers in
high-quality journals came out on the side for APR?
| ,_ o Simon M. Brocklehurst,
| / //\, Oxford Centre for Molecular Sciences, Department of Biochemistry,
| \>> | University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
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