The peer-review registration platform Publons could potentially generate freely available, machine-readable journal-level information as regards the number of submissions, acceptance and rejection rates, turnaround times, number of revisions, and the demographic background of authors, editors and referees: A modest vision for Peer Review Week 2019.
Publishers of academic papers can transform bibliographic references into machine-readable metadata. Such “Open Citations” can, for instance, indicate interlinkages between journals. However, so far only 59% of all journals tracked at OOIR have made their citation data freely accessible.
How sleep affects ideologies; what big data from a cycling monitoring app tells us; the legal risks behind the use of Machine Learning in predicting psychoses; and a new analysis of the wealthiest Thai families. – Trending social science research from 19 to 25 August 2019.
This week's research highlights include a newly discovered John Locke manuscript; how tabloid media depicted Donald Trump in the 1980s and the 1990s; why the lighthouse should not serve as the quintessential example of a public good; and a new quantitative assessment of 1944-45 famines in Vietnam and Java.