Peer-to-peer Review and the Future of Scholarly Authority
Media Studies (Pomona)
Peer Review; Digital Scholarly Publishing; Authority
The nature of authority is shifting in online scholarly communication. This examination of the history and future of peer review argues that effective online communication requires the development of an open, community-oriented, post-publication system of peer-to-peer review, transforming peer review from a process focused on gatekeeping to one concerned with filtering the wealth of scholarly material made available via the Internet.
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Fitzpatrick, Kathleen. "Peer-to-peer Review and the Future of Scholarly Authority" Social Epistemology: A Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Policy 24.3 (2010). 18 Mar. 2011. http://www.informaworld.com/10.1080/02691728.2010.498929.