Reviewing

These resources cover topics such as rater reliability, the journal review process, and tips for reviewing journal articles and books.

 

Bengtson, V. L., &  MacDermid, S. M.   How to review a journal article: Suggestions for first-time reviewers and reminders for seasoned experts.

Boring, E.G.  (1951). The book review. American Journal of Psychology, 64, 281-283.

Cicchetti, D.V., Conn, H.O., & Eron, L.D. (1991).  The reliability of peer review for manuscript and grant submissions: A cross-disciplinary investigation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 14, 119-135. or http://www.researchgate.net/publication/231753896_The_reliability_of_peer_review_for_manuscript_and_grant_submissions_A_cross-disciplinary_investigation

Duck, S. (1993). Guidelines for new reviewers for Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

Epstein, S. (1995).  What can be done to improve the journal review process.  American Psychologist, 50, 883-885.

Graf, C., Wager, E., Bowman, A. et al. (2007). Best practice guidelines on publication ethics: A publisher’s perspective. Int J Clin Pract  61(s152), 1–26. See also Blackwell’s Guidelines.

Kasschau, R.A.  (1977).  A review of book reviews:  How to do them well.  Teaching of Psychology, 4, 41-43.

LaRossa, R. (2012). Writing and reviewing manuscripts in the multidimensional world of qualitative research. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 74, 643–659.

Lovejoy, T. I., Revenson, T. A., & France, C. R. (2011). Reviewing manuscripts for peer-review journals: A primer for novice and seasoned reviewers. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 42, 1-13.

Metts, S. (1999, Fall). Reviewing manuscripts: Advice to new relationships scholars. ISSPR Bulletin, 16.

Nisbett, R. E. (1978).  A guide for reviewers: Editorial hardball in the '70s. American Psychologist, 33, 519-520.

Perlman, D., & Dean, E.  (1987).  The wisdom of Solomon:  Avoiding bias in the publication review process.  In D.N. Jackson & J.P. Rushton (Ed.), Scientific excellence:  Origins and assessment (pp. 204-221), Beverly Hills, CA:  Sage.

Peters, D.P., & Ceci, S.J.  (1982).  Peer review practices of psychological journals:  The fate of published articles, submitted again.  The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 5, 187-195. or http://www.researchgate.net/publication/231878497_Peer-review_practices_of_psychological_journals_The_fate_of_published_articles_submitted_again

Shebilske, L. (1997). How to review a journal article.  ISSPR Bulletin, 13(2), 19-20.

Sternberg, R. J. (Ed.). (2005). Reviewing scientific works in psychology.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Wellman, H. M., & Cialdini, R. (1980, Fall).  Guidelines for reviewing research in developmental psychology.  Newsletter of the Division of Developmental Psychology, American Psychological Association, 50-64.

Whitehurst, G.J.  (1984).  Interrater agreement for journal manuscript reviews.  American Psychologist, 39, 22-28