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Re: Social networks as peer review

Paul Kantor at Rutgers has done similar thinking for several years.
See also http://aplab.rutgers.edu/ant/

Mary Summerfield
Director of Business Development & Planning
University of Chicago Press
msummerfield@press.uchicago.edu Phone: 773-702-2383 Fax: 773-702-2704

At 02:13 PM 5/17/2005, Joseph Esposito wrote:
For people who cannot imagine any kind of meaningful peer review in a
low-cost Open Access environment, this site may be of interest:


This is by no means ready for prime time, but it points to one way things
are likely to develop:  using the strength of social networks to enforce
community standards.  Cynics would be forgiven for remarking that this is
no less than a bottoms-up reinvention of the publishing industry.

Joe Esposito