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Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: September 9, 2011
Publication Date: September 15, 2011
Citation: Arthur, F.H. 2011. Peer reviews and the role of a journal editor. Reviewers Update. Issue 8, 2pp. Available: http://www.elsevier.com/framework_reviewers/PDFs/reviewers_update_issue8.pdf. Technical Abstract: Obtaining peer reviews for manuscripts submitted to scientific journals is becoming increasingly difficult. Changes to the system are necessary, and editors must cultivate and maintain a solid base of reviewers to help evaluate journal submissions. This article outlines some steps editors can and should take to ease the burden on journal reviewers.