academic publishing Archives — LIRNEasia

Peer review through blogging

Posted on September 21, 2008  /  0 Comments

LIRNEasia is, among other things, a research organization.   Good research is what goes through peer review.  But peer review requires a lot of genuflection to the prior literature (not that easy to do, sitting in Sri Lanka/India/etc, and lacking access to all the relevant journals (despite the wonders made possible by Google).  It takes a horrendously long time. So it is with some pleasure that we see that peer review is being melded with blogging in the hope of accelerating the process: “Although Web 2.