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Scientific Peer Review

Guidelines for Informative Peer Review

Authors: Starck, J. Matthias

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  • A short analysis of basic principles how science works, how science is communicated, and how it is published
  • A comprehensive presentation of how to write a review for a scientific journal
  • A discussion of ethical guidelines applicable in scientific publishing
  • An analysis and critique of various peer review procedures
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About this book

J. Matthias Starck comprehensively guides the reader in this essential through all steps of writing an expert review for a scientific journal. It is built on a succinct analysis how science works, how science is communicated and how science is published. It provides a critical guide how to write good, informative and fair peer reviews. The author presents a critical discussion of different peer review procedures and their alternatives, explains ethical guidelines as well as the dark sides of scientific publishing. So this essential helps the reader to perform better in the existing system and to contribute to its further development and improvement.

About the authors

Prof. Dr. J. Matthias Starck is Professor of Zoology, Department Biology II, at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-1

    Starck, J. Matthias

  • How Science Works

    Pages 3-6

    Starck, J. Matthias

  • Essence of Scientific Communication

    Pages 7-9

    Starck, J. Matthias

  • Why Peer Review?

    Pages 11-14

    Starck, J. Matthias

  • The Journal Peer Review

    Pages 15-28

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eBook 4,48 €
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Softcover 14,57 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-658-19914-2
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Scientific Peer Review
Book Subtitle
Guidelines for Informative Peer Review
Authors
Series Title
essentials
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Spektrum
Copyright Holder
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-658-19915-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-658-19915-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-658-19914-2
Series ISSN
2197-6708
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 59
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