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Peer Review Week 2020 – What You Need to Know

This week marks the 6th annual Peer Review Week (September 21 – 25), an annual global event celebrating the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining scientific quality.

Peer Review Week 2020 is dedicated to the theme of “Trust in Peer Review,” highlighting how the peer review process works and why this helps to build trust in research.

ACS Publications would like to thank all our peer reviewers. We appreciate your hard work and dedication to ensuring the highest scientific standards associated with ACS journals.

Here what ACS Publications is offering this Peer Review Week:

Peer Review webinar

Join the ACS on Campus team and Pamela Tadross, Associate Editor of Organic Process Research & Development, for a rebroadcast of the webinar “Peer Review – Why, How-to and What Not to Do!” at 10 A.M. on Friday, September 25.

In this webinar, you can expect to learn:

  • What editors look for when reviewing submissions
  • Tips for responding to reviewer reports
  • Strategies to evaluate a manuscript
  • Training courses to help you become a reviewer

Register for the webinar.

Peer Review and You

To mark Peer Review Week 2020, Pamela Tadross, Associate Editor of Organic Process Research & Development, has written a special Axial post on the peer review process, you can read her post “Peer-Review and You: How It Works and Why Its Success Depends on Reviewers Like You” here.

2020 Reviewer Awards

I&EC Research is thrilled to announce this year’s 2020 Reviewer Awards! For the fifth year, the global team of editors recognizes reviewers who have made especially notable contributions to the journal. Join us in congratulating these 35 individuals.

ACS Editor’s Thank Peer Reviewers

Editors from Environmental Science & Technology, Analytical Chemistry, and Organometallics would like to thank their reviewers in this short video from ACS Publications.

ACS Reviewer Lab

ACS Reviewer Lab is a free online course created to help educate researchers on the fundamentals of scholarly peer review.

Whether you are new to peer review, looking to sharpen your skills, or actively mentoring the next generation of reviewers, ACS Reviewer Lab is a great resource.

Take the course today.

ACS Reviewer Credit

ACS Reviewer Credit allows reviewers to receive credit for their hard work and contributions to the peer review process through a collaboration with ORCID.

Reviewers are able to receive one credit on their ORCID account for all review activity associated with each manuscript reviewed for a given journal.

Learn more.

Track and manage reviews with the ACS Publishing Center

The ACS Publishing Center is the centralized hub for authors and reviewers to prepare and track their submitted manuscripts. Customized to the individual researcher, it allows you to view the status of your submitted work and any manuscripts you may be reviewing.

Visit the ACS Publishing Center.

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