Editorial Policies

Peer Review Process

Typically, after a paper is submitted to a journal, a journal editor screens the manuscript and decides whether or not to send it for full peer review. Only after clearing the initial screening is the manuscript sent to one or more peer reviewers. Finally, journal editors or the journal’s editorial board consider the peer reviewers’ reports and make the final decision to accept or reject the manuscript for publication.

  • Author submits manuscript
  • Journal editor screens manuscript – some manuscripts are rejected before peer review
  • Manuscripts peer reviewed
  • Journal editor/Editorial Board decide whether to publish
  • Author is informed of decision

Section Policies

Research

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

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