Peer Review Week events at Kelvin Smith Library

Kelvin Smith Library will host two Peer Review Week activities to support Case Western Reserve University researchers and celebrate the essential role peer review plays in maintaining research quality.

Contact Daniela Solomon at with questions.

Visit the Kelvin Smith Library webpage to register for these events and others.

Virtual webinar: The Peer Review Process

Thursday, Sept. 22
Noon–1 p.m.

New and experienced authors alike will benefit from this session’s exploration of peer review presented by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, known as IEEE. Participants will gain insight into why peer review is important, how it works, what reviewers are looking for when they evaluate an article, how to respond to reviewers’ comments effectively and more.

In-person event: The Dilemma Game

Friday, Sept. 23 
Noon–1 p.m.

Researchers at all levels face dilemmas while conducting and publishing their research. Join Kelvin Smith Library for “The Dilemma Game: Professionalism and Integrity in Research.” The game lets participants consider, choose and defend (and possibly reconsider) alternative courses of action regarding a realistic dilemma related to professionalism and integrity in research.


Refreshments will be provided.Those unable to attend in person can explore the free Dilemma Game app.