[Asis-l] Alternative Peer Review Models for Scholarship

Gerry Mckiernan gerrymck at iastate.edu
Wed Apr 30 11:18:43 EDT 2003

                  Alternative Peer Review Models for Scholarship

For a forthcoming presentation [and, of course, the  obligatory associated Web registry and article {:-)],  I am greatly interested in the key articles/report/documents about  Alternative Peer Review for Scholarship, as well as examples of exemplar (Web-based) publishing initiatives  that have implemented one or more of these alternatives.

 The Alternative Models that come to mind are: 

Open Peer Review
Formal Peer Review with Subsequent Commentary
Commentary Only (No Prior Formal  Peer Review)
Pre and/or Post Commentary 
Citation-based Peer Review
Reader-based Peer Review
Computer-Assisted Peer Review
Collaborative Filtering 

and, of course

No Peer Review (Yes, No Review to Me can be reviewed  as an Alternative).

   I am *particularly* interested in any current research or implementations that are Computer-Assisted such as 
By Alvar Loria (1)  Gladys Faba (2) for the ARTEMISA Selection Committee 
(1)Instituto Nacional de Nutrición Salvador Zubiran, 14000 Mexico City, Mexico 
(2)Centro Nacional de Informacion y Documentacion en Salud, Mexico City, Mexico 

         [ http://www.ama-assn.org/public/peer/arev.htm ]

  As Always Any and All contributions, suggestions, recommendations, comments, DNA samples, etc. etc. etc. are Most Welcome.


Gerry McKiernan
Alternative Librarian 
Iowa State University 
Ames IA 50011

gerrymck at iastate.edu 

        "The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Invent It!"
                                                  Alan Kay  

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