Nicholas D, Watkinson A, Jamali HR, et al. Peer review: still king in the digital age. Learned Publishing 2015;28(1):15-21
The article presents one of the main findings of an international study of 4,000
academic researchers that examined how trustworthiness is determined in the
digital environment when it comes to scholarly reading, citing, and publishing.
The study shows that peer review is still the most trustworthy characteristic of
all. There is, though, a common perception that open access journals are not
peer reviewed or do not have proper peer-review systems. Researchers do not trust