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The Peer Review System.

Despite the speed with which electronic manuscripts can be transported and edited with track changes, the peer review process continues to predominantly send copies of original manuscripts by postal mail and the reviewers still use copy editing marks. Why do you suppose this is so?

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One reason why the peer review process still uses the snail mail method is to eliminate spam and transcripts from people who are not serious about their ...

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Overview of why the peer review process prefers copies of original manuscripts via postal mail instead of electronic delivery (by email).