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Open Peer Review

Traditional peer review is a relatively private affair, with the referee reports being seen by only a handful of individuals and the name of the referee being seen by even fewer. The move towards transparency in scientific publishing has lead to a number of journals adopting a more open model. - Royal Society Publishing.

Ross-Hellauer T. What is open peer review? A systematic review [version 1; referees: 1 approved, 3 approved with reservations]F1000Research 2017, 6:588 
(doi: 10.12688/f1000research.11369.1)