- Letter from the Executive Director
- 2015-16 Acquisitions Editorial Committee
- Preamble: Why Peer Review Is Important
- Section 1: The AE’s Choices about Why, When, and How to Conduct Peer Review
- Section 2: Selecting Peer Reviewers
- Section 3: Working with Peer Reviewers
- Section 4: Sharing Peer Reviews with Authors
- Section 5: Peer Reviews as Documents of Record
The Handbook is currently undergoing a process of review and revision by the Acquisitions Editorial Committee. New or revised sections will be published as they are approved, and publication or revision dates will be noted.
Distribution of print copies of the Best Practice for Peer Review Handbook is suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When a comprehensive second edition is finalized by the Committee and Board, a new PDF version will be produced and print production/dissemination will again be possible.
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