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NN Joins Neuroscience Peer Review Consortium

When the community is overburdened by peer review, it’s everybody’s problem. As of today, Nature Neuroscience has become part of the solution by joining the Neuroscience Peer Review Consortium, a flexible system that allows voluntary participation by authors, referees and editors. Here are more details, from our April editorial:  … Read more

Redesigning scientific publishing

The most striking news for me at the®evolution in Scientific Publishing session yesterday was that fewer than 100 people showed up, even though prominent posters advertising the discussion greeted all attendees on their way into the meeting. I guess neuroscience journal editors are going to have to figure out how to navigate the brave new world of scientific publishing without much help from readers.  Read more