• Open Peer Review and Open Citations need advocates. Open Access recently received significant boosts in organized support (Redalyc announcing AmerliCA; cOAlition-S announcing Plan S). Within a similar timeframe, two other events occurred that need coordinated consideration: the ASAPbio group issued a letter in favor of Open Peer Review (OPR), and a Workshop for Open Citations (OC) was held to educate and discuss OC. While Open Access may be on the horizon, the related issue of research assessment will remain. This article takes the opportunity of these simultaneous events to explore how Open Citation and Open Peer Review could be key components toward reformed evaluative practices.