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The invisible hand of peer review

Harnad, Stevan (1998) The invisible hand of peer review Nature (on-line) and Exploit Interactive

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The refereed journal literature needs to be freed from both paper and its costs, but not from peer review, whose "invisible hand" is what maintains its quality. The residual cost of online-only peer review is low enough to be recovered from author-end page charges, covered from institutional subscription savings, thereby vouchsafing a toll-free literature for everyone forever.

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Published date: November 1998
Additional Information: Nature online 1998 Exploit Interactive 5 2000
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


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Date deposited: 25 May 2000
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:03

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Author: Stevan Harnad

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