Sunday, April 19, 2009

Reviewing Scholarly Book Manuscripts

If you are an academic, you might enjoy reading this short essay by Patrick Alexander -- "What Just Ain't So," Inside Higher Ed, 6 April 2009. Don't miss the comments section following Patrick's essay. Mr. Alexander discusses what makes a useful external manuscript review, and some of the typical ways in which inadequate reviews fail to do what is required.

Patrick H. Alexander is associate director and editor-in-chief of the Pennsylvania State University Press.

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