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Are pediatric Open Access journals promoting good publication practice? An analysis of author instructions

  • Joerg J Meerpohl1, 2Email author,
  • Robert F Wolff1, 3,
  • Gerd Antes1 and
  • Erik von Elm1, 4
Contributed equally
BMC Pediatrics201111:27

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2431-11-27

Received: 7 October 2010

Accepted: 9 April 2011

Published: 9 April 2011

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Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
7 Oct 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Nov 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tove Frandsen
15 Nov 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sara Schroter
10 Dec 2010 Author responded Author comments - Joerg J Meerpohl
Resubmission - Version 3
10 Dec 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 3
22 Dec 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sara Schroter
3 Jan 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tove Frandsen
2 Feb 2011 Author responded Author comments - Joerg J Meerpohl
Resubmission - Version 4
2 Feb 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 4
17 Feb 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sara Schroter
25 Feb 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tove Frandsen
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
1 Apr 2011 Author responded Author comments - Joerg J Meerpohl
Resubmission - Version 6
1 Apr 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 6
Publishing
9 Apr 2011 Editorially accepted
9 Apr 2011 Article published 10.1186/1471-2431-11-27

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article. Pre-publication versions of the article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com. All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
German Cochrane Center, Institute of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Freiburg
(2)
Division of Pediatric Hematology & Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University Medical Center Freiburg
(3)
Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd, Unit 6
(4)
Swiss Paraplegic Research

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