Are you reluctant to peer review? How to enhance the experience
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Are you reluctant to peer review? How to enhance the experience

Kaara RB Calma Lecturer in nursing, Deakin University, Geelong, Vic, Australia
Elizabeth Halcomb Professor of primary health care nursing, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia

An overview of the nursing research peer review process, a guide to the challenges faced by the academic publishing community and the state of peer review

There has been an exponential growth of academic publishing internationally, and the mantra of ‘publish or perish’ has been exacerbated by the greater metrification of academic output. Nurse peer reviewers experience an array of challenges with the review process, which has affected their availability, consistency of review and the turnaround time for review outcomes.

Nurse Researcher. 31, 1, 6-8. doi: 10.7748/nr.31.1.6.s2

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