Worthwhile Read: Who’s Afraid of Peer Review?

Open access scientific journals have been a boon for many of us– when you have no regular access to a medical library, getting articles for free is particularly lovely. However, Science magazine just published a new article, Who’s Afraid of Peer Review?, that calls into question the peer review process in open access journals. It’s a fascinating and worthwhile read–and something to consider when we’re talking about evaluating the quality of a research study (and so I have added this one to the clinical guide). Download the full-text here (PDF).