Evaluating information

3. The peer-review process

Before reaching publication, academic papers are usually submitted to the evaluation and critique of experts (i.e. other academics) through a rigorous process called peer review.

The purpose of the peer-review process from the point of view of an editor or publisher is to assess the quality of a paper and decide whether it is suitable for publication.

The following short presentation sums up the key aspects of this process:

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