Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2013: Report From A New Vista

submitted by: WentzMR

Dr. William Lanier, Editor-in-Chief of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Neuroanesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, shares key points from his annual editorial appearing in the January 2013 issue of the journal covering past successes and new initiatives. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/bycxruc

Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2012: A New Era in Journal Stewardship.

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Dr. William L. Lanier, Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and Editor-in-Chief of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, discusses his editorial appearing in the January 2012 issue of the journal on the redesign of Proceedings and the many exciting new features found there. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00020-6/fulltext

Peer Review and Science2.0

submitted by: jcbradley
Jean-Claude Bradley presents on "Peer Review and Science2.0: blogs, wikis and social networking sites" as a guest lecturer for the “Peer Review Culture in Scholarly Publication and Grantmaking” course at Drexel University. The main thrust of the presentation is that peer review alone is not capable of coping with the increasing flood of scientific information being generated and shared. Arguments are made to show that providing sufficient proof for scientific findings does scale and...

The All-In Publication Policy

submitted by: bartneck
The productivity of scientists and the quality of their papers differ enormously. Still, all papers written get published eventually and the impact factor of the publication channel is not correlated to the citations that individual papers receive. Hence it does not matter where to publish papers. Based on these two conjectures, I conclude that all papers should be published. The review process should focus on feedback that helps authors to improve their manuscripts. But we should no longer...