Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup – October 02, 2015

Wiley Exchanges
Trust and transparency in peer review [webinar]

Wiley Exchanges
The good, the challenging, and the rewarding: perspectives on peer review by discipline

Wiley Exchanges
Top tips for peer reviewers

Wiley Exchanges
Peer review around the world

Wiley Exchanges
Peer review – a discussion

Sage
Connecting with the community: Sense About Science and the value of peer review

BioMed Central blog
What’s new in peer review?

BMJ Open
Retrospective analysis of the quality of reports by author-suggested and non-author-suggested reviewers in journals operating on open or single-blind peer review models

BioMed Central blog
Does the peer review model affect the quality of peer review?

BioMed Central
‘Predatory’ open access: a longitudinal study of article volumes and market characteristics

BMJ Open
A retrospective analysis of the effect of discussion in teleconference and face-to-face scientific peer-review panels

Open Source
Mozilla creates web tools and practices for open science

Library Journal
An interview with Peter Suber on Open Access

Times Higher Education
Open Access fees hike universities’ journal bills

Research Information
Rocky road to open access

Nature
Science must prepare for impact

Chronicle of Higher Education
Academic social network hopes to change the culture of peer review

Nature
Social network launches bid to get academics chattering about papers online

TechCrunch
Academia pushes a new kind of peer review for research with ‘sessions’

Nature
Brazilian science paralysed by economic slump

The Guardian
African governments must urgently invest in science and research

The Conversation
Homo naledi fossil discovery a triumph for open access and education

NPR
Research on fetal tissue draws renewed political, scientific scrutiny

Nature
US plan to assess risky disease research takes shape

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