The January 2016 Issue of Learned Publishing includes an article by Fiona Murphy; An update on peer review and research data. The paper examines technological advances in the amounts of data that researchers generate and use, and the subsequent problems for the scholarly communication system. How, when and by whom should quality checks and assurance be integrated into an already overloaded ecosystem?
Fiona outlines the challenges, illustrates some current initiatives and posits possible directions for the future.
The article is freely available to read at the Wiley Online Library:
Murphy, F. (2016) An update on peer review and research data. Learned Publishing, 29: 51–53.