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Is it becoming harder to secure reviewers for peer review? A test with data from five ecology journals

  • Arianne Y. K. Albert1,
  • Jennifer L. Gow2, 3,
  • Alison Cobra2, 3 and
  • Timothy H. Vines2, 3Email author
Research Integrity and Peer Review20161:14

https://doi.org/10.1186/s41073-016-0022-7

Received: 13 May 2016

Accepted: 28 September 2016

Published: 4 November 2016

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Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
13 May 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
26 May 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ana Marusic
31 May 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jason Roberts
29 Aug 2016 Author responded Author comments - Arianne Albert
Resubmission - Version 2
29 Aug 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Sep 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jason Roberts
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
Publishing
28 Sep 2016 Editorially accepted
4 Nov 2016 Article published 10.1186/s41073-016-0022-7

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Women’s Health Research Institute
(2)
Molecular Ecology Editorial Office
(3)
Current address: Axios Review Editorial Office

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