PEER REVIEW POLICY
All articles published in our journals are subject
to double-blind peer review. Reviewers are not included in editorial staff. Review
Board in journal(s) publication is an extremely privileged and respectable position. A manuscript is a
valuable document and needs to be protected from any exploitation. Following
guidelines have been developed on the basis of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers.
Confidentiality: Reviewers should
treat any manuscript submitted to them as confidential document, keep all
information obtained through peer review confidential and not use for personal
should provide objective comments and formulate observations clearly with
supporting arguments, so that authors can use them for improving the paper.
Prompt response: Reviewers should
report promptly if they feel unqualified to review the research reported in a
should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest
resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or
connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to
should provide citation of relevant published work that has not been cited by
the authors. A reviewer should also notify the editors of any substantial
similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other
manuscript (published or unpublished) of which they have personal knowledge.