How CrossRef is handling peer reviews as publications

Nice article on the Crossref blog by Jennifer Lin, in advance of Peer Review Week, explaining the metadata they register on peer reviews, how researchers are credited for their reviews and the potential value this has for the scholarly community.

“Published reviews can show peer feedback in progress; the progress of scholarly discussion unfolding, as expert ideas build upon each other. Many of us have traditionally located the article’s publication as the climactic event, but the story in fact doesn’t end there. Pre-publication becomes post-publication. Throughout this time, research is validated and sprouts into new ideas.”

Read the blog post in full here: