The review process is an essential role in the publication process of a manuscript. It supports an editor inconclusive on an article and allows the author to enhance the manuscript.
The academic journal engages a blind peer review system.
Before obtain to review manuscript reviewers should make sure that:
Conflict of interest (COI) happens when there is a diversity between an isolated self-interest and his or her task to scientific and producing activities such that a rational looked-on might admiration if the individual’s actions or judgment was inspired by considerations of his or her interests.
"Reviewers should express their conflicts of interest and reject themselves from the peer-review process if a conflict exists”.
Confidentiality: Reviewers should make sure that the review processes are confidential. Specifics of the manuscript and the review process should remain confidential throughout and following the review process.
Plagiarism: ‘The utilizing of picking other research work or innovations and passing them off as one’s own’. It is immoral for reviewers to “use data obtained during the peer-review process for their own or any other person’s or organization’s advantage, or to disadvantage.
Justice: Reviews should be Faith, honest and objective. Reviewers should not be effect by:
The reviewer should focus on the following:
Timeline: Reviewers should have to accept manuscripts when they are confident that they can dedicate appropriate time in reviewing. Thus, reviewers should review and send comments on time.
Reviewer Decision: Reviewers’ decisions should be either:
The recommendation should be backed with constructive arguments and facts based on the content of the manuscript.