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Online Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice

Online Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice is a wiki site created by students studying a range of topics related to the criminal justice system. Much of the work is "in progress" and this site should not be considered "authoritative" on any subject. Students are currently working to revise papers in an effort to improve the quality and accuracy of all contributions. Using a public site for student writing places a different focus on quality, plagiarism, and other...

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Kenneth Mentor
Kenneth Mentor (Faculty)
13 years ago
The cjencyclopedia site continues to evolve and is very different than it was when originally reviewed. The review failed to consider the temporary nature of many pages on this site. The review process offered by Merlot does not allow author input or revision based on peer feedback. The process also fails to allow an opportunity to remove materials from the site. In a traditional peer review process the author would be given an opportunity to withdraw the submission or make changes based on expert feedback.