Peer Review Process
For quality assessment of scientific articles submitted for publication in a collection, made their mandatory review, namely:
- Every scientific work is subject to internal and external double-blind review.
- The internal review by members of the editorial board of the collection. The choice of the internal reviewer receives chief editor or deputy editor.
- External independent review carried out by highly qualified specialists for specific scientific direction thematic focus of the collection. The choice of an external reviewer receives chief editor or deputy editor.
- Review (revision) of a scientific article is made within two weeks. However, this period may vary at the request of the reviewer (author).
- The reviewer may refuse to review if there is an obvious conflict of interest to prevent impact on his perceptions and interpretations of scientific articles.
- As a result of internal and external double-blind peer review recommendations for the publication of the article:
• adopt without revision;
• accept with adaptation (justified);
• reject (grounded).
- For adaptation of the article the author receive the text of the review by e-mail with request to consider reviewer provided advice or justify negation. Improved scientific article is reviewed again if it have significant changes.
- If author don’t want to improve the scientific article (consider the recommendations of the reviewer; justify recommendations refutation reviewer overruns without modifying their extension request), it rejected sending him reasonable answers to e-mail.
- If unresolved conflict between author and reviewer possible referral of the article for additional review. In conflict situations, decisions are made by chief editor on the meeting of the editorial board.
- The decision about publication (deviation) of the article is taken by chief editor based on the results of internal and external double-blind review.
- The author of the article informed of the decision (rejection) of the article after this decision by chief editor.
- Press papers are stored in the editors office of the collection and used for internal documents.