According to a press release cited by Library Technology Guides “IOP Publishing is now offering peer reviewers feedback on their reviewer reports to enhance the quality of peer review and to strengthen best practice in the physical sciences. IOPP have rolled out the new programme on an opt-in basis across all its proprietary journals. Where reviewers opt-in for feedback on their report, IOPP will share a numerical evaluation of how useful the report was to the in-house editors on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being outstanding and 1 indicating that the report is not suitable to inform a decision. …”
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- IGI Global releases annual OA survey results on researcher perceptions surrounding open access publishing support
- EIFL and Wolters Kluwer expand partnership for Open Access: Waived and discounted APCs agreement continues
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & WEBINARS
“For the past 5 years, ALA Learning has partnered with the Music Library Association to create practical, accessible training events that bring the skills and knowledge of music librarians to a wider audience. MLA is currently seeking proposals from librarians from all library types and all professional backgrounds who are interested in sharing their skills working with music materials, music collections and any other area relevant to music librarianship.
“You do not need to be a member of ALA or MLA to submit a proposal.
“If you or someone you know would like to teach a webinar on one of these topics, please e-mail MLA contact Brendan Higgins at email@example.com. Teachers of webinars do receive an honorarium for their work.