A Code of Conduct for Peer Reviewers and Editors

Willamette University Faculty Research Website (2019)

Steven James Bartlett
Willamette University
In the past few decades, peer review has come to dominate virtually all professionally respectable academic and scientific publications. However, despite its near-universal acceptance, no code of conduct has been developed to which peer reviewers and their editors are encouraged to adhere. This paper proposes such a code of conduct.
Keywords peer review  editorial bias  psychology of peer review  psychology of editorial bias  code of conduct for peer review  code of conduct for editors
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