In 2015, BioMed Central launched a blog series on peer review for beginners, covering issues such as how to evaluate whether you should take on a particular review, how to approach the review, and how to re-review.
The BMJ has produced a training package of Powerpoint presentations and practice reviews.
The Canadian Institute of Health and Gender has designed this online course to help researchers and peer reviewers account for sex and gender in biomedical research in humans, animals, tissues, and cells.
The Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group CEVG@US Project and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health collaborated on this free online course for peer reviewers. This 12-lecture series explains the basics of critical appraisal and how to translate your appraisal into a useful review.
The Committee on Publication Ethics published its first ethical guidelines for peer reviewers in 2013, detailing peer reviewers’ responsibilities at all stages of the review process.
The Critical Appraisal Skills Programme offers checklists to guide your peer review of different study types.
The Elsevier Publishing Campus includes a collection of free online lectures and interactive courses on navigating the peer review system as both author and reviewer.