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Open Peer Review Reports for: Bibliometrics of systematic reviews: analysis of citation rates and journal impact factors

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Original Submission
19 Jun 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Karl Sweeney
6 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrew Booth
7 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Donna White
19 Aug 2013 Author responded Author comments - Pamela Royle
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Aug 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Sep 2013 Editorially accepted
12 Sep 2013 Article published 10.1186/2046-4053-2-74

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 are available by contacting

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