Review

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A review is a piece of writing that discusses the author's opinion on a piece of publication, such as a movie, video game, musical composition, or novel. In addition to the verbalized opinion there may also be a formalized assessment; for instance, the author may assign the work one to five stars to indicate its relative merit. More loosely, an author may review current events or items in the news. A compilation of reviews may itself be called a review. The_New_York_Review_of_Books, for instance, is a collection of essays on literature, culture, and current affairs. National Review, founded by William F. Buckley, Jr., is an influential conservative magazine, and Monthly Review is a long-running socialist periodical.

In terms of the scientific literature Reviews is a category of scientific paper, which provides a synthesis of research on a topic at that moment in time. A compilation of these reviews forms the core content of a 'tertiary' scientific journal, with examples including Annual Reviews, the Nature Reviews series of journals and Trends.

Peer review is the process by which scientists assess the work of their colleagues that has been submitted for publication in the scientific literature.

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