Becoming a Reviewer

Hello and welcome! This course is designed to help you become a successful reviewer of a scientific or scholarly journal. You’ll find all of the basics covered in this course, as well as pointers toward more advanced topics.

If you work through all of the modules in this course, you will be able to:

  1. Understand the critical role played by reviewers in advancing science and scholarship.
  2. Discover the professional benefits you will receive by volunteering your time as a reviewer.
  3. Learn how to write a useful review that will help your editor and the author.
  4. Effectively work with OJS, a popular open source, online journal management and peer review system.
  5. Become a better reviewer over time.

2 Comments on "Becoming a Reviewer"

  1. *Extremely* informative. Not only did this provide me with a great overview of what is involved in the current processes involved with peer review but it also provided me with some food for thought about the future of the ‘peer-review’ process. The potential for technology to help support and facilitate a postive impact on the generation of knowledge for society in innovative ways is quite exciting.

  2. Thanking you some good information

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