Reviewer's Guidelines

Reviewers’ guidelines

Before accepting a review assignment, ensure that the manuscript falls within your area of expertise and aligns with the journal's subject matter

  1. Thoroughly evaluate the manuscript: Carefully read the manuscript to assess its scientific validity, clarity, and significance. Consider the methodology, results, interpretation, and implications of the research presented.
  2. Provide constructive feedback: Offer specific and actionable feedback to help improve the quality of the manuscript. Identify strengths and weaknesses, suggest improvements, and provide recommendations for further experimentation or analysis if necessary.
  3. Maintain confidentiality: Treat the manuscript and any related correspondence with confidentiality, refraining from discussing or sharing details of the review process with others. Respect the authors' intellectual property rights and the confidentiality of their work.
  4. Adhere to ethical standards: Ensure that the research adheres to ethical standards and guidelines, including proper citation of sources, avoidance of plagiarism, and protection of human or animal subjects if applicable. Report any ethical concerns to the journal editors.
  5. Meet deadlines: Adhere to the journal's timeline for completing the review process and submit your feedback within the specified timeframe to facilitate timely decision-making by the editors. If you encounter any issues or require an extension, communicate promptly with the editors to ensure a smooth and efficient review process.