So, over in the Bang2writers FB group, Gail asks: What should go in, what should be left out, what counts as relevant experience?
Why publish science in peer-reviewed journals?
Left unanswered, however, is a more fundamental question: What value does the existence of these journals add? Google Scholar in ? The publishing process as it stands currently As most readers here are aware, the path to publishing a scientific paper has two major obstacles: The reviewers make a recommendation about whether or not the journal should publish the paper—if they all like it, chances are it will be accepted potentially after additional experiments ; if one of them hates it, chances are it will be rejected; if the reviews are mixed, the editor makes a judgment call.
In total, this process involves a handful of people at most, and takes around a few months to a year of course, if the paper is rejected, you generally start all over again.
We can do better So why do we stick with this system, despite its many flaws? However, journals do perform a service of sorts: Certainly the best judge of the interest of a paper to the community is, well, the community itself.
Ditto for the best judge of the quality and reproducibility of a paper.
What features would this system have? Immediate publication without peer review.
This is simply a feature taken from preprint servers like arXivand addresses the issues of speed and cost of publication. One-click recommendation of papers.
Now we need to find a way to filter the papers in step 1.
Connection to a social network. Effective search based on the collective opinion on a paper. One of the most useful features in Google Scholar in this regard is that it immediately tells you how many citations a paper has received; in general, this is highly correlated with the community opinion of a paper.
This breaks down for new papers, all of which have zero citations. You can imagine additional sorts of features that would be useful in a system like this—comments, voting on comments themselves, encouragement of reproducible research via Sweave or some other mechanism—but the aspects above are probably essential.
Does a system like this perfectly address all of the issues with peer review mentioned above? No—my guess is that this sort of system would also be somewhat biased towards established research groups, just as peer review is.
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