All submitted manuscripts go through peer review process. It contains few steps.
First of all a manuscript can be accepted for consideration only if the same work has not been published or submitted for publishing elsewhere.
The second one is to make sure if the manuscript fits Focus and Scope of the Journal.
The next step is to verify that the paper is prepared according to the rules described in Author Guidelines.
The peer review process consists of the following steps:
- One of the member of Editorial Board sends the manuscript to reviewers. The single blind referee reports are requested.
- Based on the reviewers' reports, the member of the Editorial Board makes a recommendation to the Editor.
- By this recommendation and the reports, the Editor takes a decision that is sent to the author.
Editors (referees) reads the manuscript closely and provides the individual critiques in a form of a report which contains comments, remarks and recommendations such as “Accept Submission”, “Revisions Required”, “Resubmit for Review”, “Reject Submission” etc.
The editorial board sends the reports to author(s) by e-mail either with a final decision, or with a revision request, which in turn can be accepted or declined by the author(s). Once the editors (referees) is satisfied with a latest version, it can be accepted for publication by the editorial board.
This process is single blinded. It means that the referees know author(s) of the manuscript, but not vice versa.