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DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1705955
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How and Why Crowd Reviewing Works

a  Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Organisch-Chemisches Institut, Corrensstraße 36, 48149 Münster, Germany   Email: mvangemmeren@uni-muenster.de
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b  Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1, 45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany   Email: list@kofo.mpg.de
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Dedicated to Prof. K. Peter C. Vollhardt on the occasion of his 75th birthday

Abstract

In this Account, the development of Select Crowd Reviewing from the initial idea through a pilot phase to the present moment, when it is now used as the default method for the evaluation of manuscripts at Synlett and SynOpen is detailed. We describe the workflow through which a manuscript is evaluated when Select Crowd Reviewing is applied. A series of questions and answers is used to address typical concerns and the advantages Select Crowd Reviewing offers when compared to traditional peer review.

1 Introduction: The History of Select Crowd Reviewing

2 The Select Crowd Reviewing Workflow

3 Questions We Have Received Regarding Select Crowd Reviewing

4 Conclusion



Publication History

Received: 14 September 2020

Accepted after revision: 22 September 2020

Publication Date:
30 October 2020 (online)

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