IMPROVING PEER REVIEW IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Maintaining the integrity of peer review in the Federal government is vital but there are indications that the system may be overstretched and prone to error. The author discusses various methods that ensure current Federal peer review systems are reliable and valid. The article maps how an error can occur, and what safe guards can be implemented to prevent it. On the basis of this study, the author suggests that the best solution to ensure a review's integrity may be an Internet-based calibration system.