Reviwer Guidelines

Reviwer Guidelines - J Research Valley

Reviewer Guidelines

Manuscripts submitted by Author(s) are reviewed by reviewers for relevancy without which it would be impossible to maintain high standards of peer-reviewed journals. Manuscript is assigned to an editor, who in turn chooses one or more editorial board members or reviewers to review it.

  • After receiving the invitation reviewer should determine whether the subject is within the area of expertise or not. He/she should intimate their availability to complete the review in given time
  • One can intimate us your opinion of accepting or declining the invitation. If you are not able to accept the invitation you can suggest any of your colleagues so that respective editor may invite that person to review and you should not transfer your invitation
  • After accepting the invitation he/she should check the manuscript title page twice and acknowledgement for conflicts of info provided (about author(s), organization and funds)
  • Reviewer should have a look at relevant portions of the research paper and verify that it fits within the scope of the journal
  • One should contact the editor if there is any problem regarding time or conflicts of interest, based on that the reviewer may extend the deadline or cancel the review assignment
  • During the review process if you find the research paper do not fit the scope of interest you may intimate it to the editor
  • Reviewers are not entertained to discuss about the paper with respective author(s)
  • We request reviewers not to use the information of the manuscript for their own use and to protect it from any sort of violation
  • Criticism should be presented dispassionately and offensive remarks are not acceptable.