Reviewers play a key role in publishing an article of enhanced quality. Below comes the roles and responsibilities of a Reviewer.
Should explore your novel ideas to develop Special Issues and latest themes with specific topics that will be an innovation corner for the journal.
Should involve in journal promotion.
Should guide in the peer review process of articles sent from the Editorial office, whether the article falls under the journal scope.
The Reviewers need to adhere to double blinded peer review process that enables to publish quality content.
When an article has been assigned, the Reviewer should check novelty of the study and originality of the work.
Should make sure that the paper is not published anywhere.
Should evaluate whether the article is written as per Cient Periodique format.
Should confirm whether the article is suitable for publication in the respective journal.
Should actively participate in the preliminary evaluation process of articles sent from the Editorial office. In case of unavailability/ if the assigned article does not fall under the scope of research interest, the Reviewer can inform the same, so that the Editorial team searchers for an alternative that speeds up the process without delays.
The Reviewer can also suggest any of his/ her colleagues active in the related field, so that the Editorial office can approach them with the concerned reference.
If the Reviewer agrees to carry out the evaluation process, it should be performed in detail and required modifications need to be suggested clearly.
If a Reviewer rejects the article for publication, he/ she should elaborate the reason for the same.
Reviewers are solely responsible to ensure protection and confidentiality of the content.
Contribution on behalf of Reviewers is very crucial, that greatly enables the journal to release quality and timely issues.