How do you review a manuscript?


How do you review a manuscript?

Step by step guide to reviewing a manuscript

  1. Informal Structure. Many journals don’t provide criteria for reviews beyond asking for your ‘analysis of merits’.
  2. Formal Structure. Other journals require a more formal approach.
  3. In Both Cases.
  4. Major Flaws in Information.
  5. The First Paragraph.
  6. The Second Paragraph.
  7. Preparation.
  8. Check the Language.

What is revised manuscript?

When a revised paper is received: Minor changes will usually be assessed directly by the editor. If significant revisions were requested, the editor will usually return the manuscript to the original reviewers (unless they opted out of this)

Can a paper be rejected after major revision?

Papers having two reviewers’ recommendations to accept and minor revision have much greater chance of acceptance (more than 98%) than papers receiving two reviewers’ recommendations that include a major revision and a reject or two rejections (which results in an acceptance rate of less than 5%): (Figure 1).Farvardin 11, 1394 AP

What are major revisions?

Major revisions may require simply moving parts of the text around, or they may require the authors to reanalyze the data and rewrite the whole manuscript. Such revisions necessitate conceptual reorganization, proper judgment, and the investment of considerable time and serious effort by the author.Esfand 14, 1396 AP

What is substantial revision?

What is substantial revision? Substantial revision means that you not only re-wrote something, but had to “re-think” it. Most dramatically, you may have realized that you wanted to write about a different topic. Then you’d have to re-think the whole paper.

What is major revision in Journal?

In my field (chemistry), the practice is: for those journals that make a clear distinction between minor and major revision requests, “major revision” means that the paper will have to undergo further review after revision, usually by the same referees, while “minor revision” means that while changes should be made, no …

What does ready for decision mean?

Answer: When the status for a manuscript changes “Under Review” to “Ready for Decision”, it means that the peer-review process is complete and only the editorial decision is pending. It is best to write to the editor to get an idea about the status of the manuscript.Azar 3, 1396 AP

What does it mean manuscript under consideration?

Under consideration means your manuscript is under editorial assessment. It will either pass for peer review or return to you for amendment or rejection.

Is under consideration a good sign?

So the under consideration application status is actually typically a very good sign.Dey 17, 1399 AP

What is the meaning of reviewers assigned?

Reviewers assigned means that peer reviewers have been nominated and accepted. People may decline to review for many reasons – eg they are going on holiday. Peer reviewers do it in there own time, often last thing at night so it can take some time to complete.Mordad 17, 1393 AP

How long does it take for a manuscript to be accepted?

The time it takes for a journal to get the review process completed varies across journals and fields. While some take a month or two, others can take up to 6 months or more. As you have correctly observed, Statistics/Mathematics journals usually take a longer time, and may at times, take even up to a year to complete.Azar 13, 1397 AP

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