Editorial policies of many highly-cited journals are hidden or unclear

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Reichmann, Stefan; Ross-Hellauer, Tony; Hindle, Samantha; McDowell, Gary; Lin, Jennifer; Penfold, Naomi; Polka, Jessica;

We used criteria associated with the Transpose database to evaluate policies in 171 of the most highly-cited journals across disciplines. We found that nearly one third don’t clearly state even basic information about the editorial process, such as whether peer review i... View more
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