Peer Review Process

Submission & Peer Review Process

  1. Author submits all required materials, including copyright form, and separate cover letter via email.
  2. Completed submission is sent out to two or three reviewers.
  3. Reviewers review the article and send it back to the editorial office for processing.
  4. After initial review, Editor-in-Chief releases reviews to authors.
  5. Authors are asked to respond to reviewers and make necessary corrections.
  6. Article is sent out for re-review.
  7. Editor-in-Chief may accept, reject, accept with minor alterations, or sent out for third review.
  8. If accepted, author must submit final version. Version will be added to "in-press" queue with publisher.
  9. Prior to publication, publisher will be sent galleys to authors. No edits may be made after galleys are approved.
  10. Article is printed in Journal