Preprints and open peer review come of age

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As peer review has opened, reviewers are now able to gain credit for their hard work, and technological approaches are now available to help them advertise and amplify their peer reviewing duties. On top of third-party platforms that capture peer review history, such as the pioneering Publons, ORCID has provided peer review functionality and a ‘Reviews Activity’ section on its profile pages. Leveraging this, journals such as GigaScience, F1000Research and PeerJ have been giving their peer reviews DOIs to make them independently citable and easily claimed in author ORCID profiles.

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