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Peer Review Pioneer: Arthur Becket Lamb (1880--1952) on the 125th Anniversary of His Birth (2005)


On the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the birth of chemist, editor, and educator Arthur Becket Lamb (1880--1952), this article recounts his life and achievements with an emphasis on his longtime editorship of the Journal of the American Chemical Society, where he introduced the practice of anonymous peer review.

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Kauffman, George B.
Weininger, Stephen J.
Browne, E. Janet
Shindell, Matthew Benjamin
Bohning, James J.
Jones, Paul R.
The Chemical Educator
Bulletin for the History of Chemistry
Chemical Heritage
Dynamis: Acta Hispanica ad Medicinae Scientiarumque Historiam Illustrandam
VIET: Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki
Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry
Prometheus Books
University of California, San Diego
University of Chicago Press
Memorials; commemorations
Nobel Prizes
Societies; institutions; academies
Scientific communities; interprofessional relations
Urey, Harold Clayton
Eyring, Henry
Knox, Lawrence
Knox, William
Darwin, Charles Robert
Bunge, Mario
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
21st century
18th century
20th century, early
United States
Great Britain
American Chemical Society
Eastman Kodak Company

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