AMSTERDAM, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Recognizing that science benefits from communicating reliable, vetted findings as quickly as possible, Cell Press now offers authors the opportunity to surface their submitted manuscript as soon as it has been evaluated by an editor and sent out for peer review. The service is called "Cell Press Sneak Peek." For authors who elect to participate, manuscripts under consideration by peer reviewers will be uploaded on the authors' behalf to the Sneak Peak group on Mendeley, an academic social network, where it will be freely accessible to all interested readers. To have a look, visit https://www.mendeley.com/sneak-peek/cellpress/
"We hear every day from authors about how happy they are when their manuscript is sent out for review and also how frustrated they are about how long it takes to publish these days. Putting these two together, we have created an opportunity for authors to get recognition for their work being peer reviewed at a Cell Press journal," says Cell Press CEO Emilie Marcus.
"The new 'Sneak Peek' service from Cell Press is a great way for authors to gain visibility and credit for their work well in advance of formal publication," says Seamus Martin, the Smurfit Chair of Medical Genetics at Trinity College Dublin and a member of the Cell Reports editorial board. "Of course, readers will also benefit hugely by being able to read what's in the pipeline at a much earlier stage of the publication process. One thing is for sure, I shall certainly be sneaking a peek!"
"Cell Press Sneak Peek" is part of a series of new services Cell Press is offering researchers. Last year, the publisher premiered "STAR Methods," which promotes guidelines encouraged by reagent labeling and animal experimentation initiatives (http://www.cell.com/star-methods).
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