Eligibility criteria for becoming and remaining an Active Reviewer
The reviewer must provide a primary respond to 100% of total referred papers for consideration.
Individuals can “Decline” maximum of 20% of referred works annually.
There is a 5-day period (2+3) for the reviewer to Decline/Accept. If no response is executed, the paper will be considered declined automatically.
The time interval between the reviewer`s acceptance and decision letter should NOT be more than 19 working days (14+5) for the first round.
The time interval between the second/further referrals and reviewer`s reply should NOT be more than five working days.
The response letter must AT LEAST consist of four comments (each one must address and point out a problem in a comprehensive fashion) addressing each part of the article (e.g. at least one comment for Introduction, one for Methods, and so on).