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.

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.

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 - BAD.