Should reviewers of papers have their names published?: Reviewing is not vicarious authorship

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7457.113 (Published 08 July 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:113
  1. Sean P J Lynch, honorary senior clinical research fellow (SeanLynch2@yahoo.co.uk)
  1. Mental Health Research Group, Peninsula Medical School, Wonford House Hospital, Exeter EX2 5AF

    EDITOR—Dimoliatis raises some important points in his personal view asking whether reviewers of papers should have their names published.1 There are two aspects of the debate on open access reviewing that strike me as interesting points from a qualitative perspective. The first is whether the authors think that the paper has been genuinely …

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