All submitted manuscripts undergo an initial review by the managing editor to assess their adherence to the journal's ethical policy and preparation standards. Manuscripts that do not meet these requirements are rejected before undergoing peer review.
Once the manuscript successfully passes the initial review, it is sent for peer review to external reviewers. Our journal follows a double-blind peer-review process, ensuring that reviewers are unaware of the authors' identities. Reviewer comments remain confidential and are only shared with the reviewer's explicit consent.
Reviewers also assign a score that reflects the article's quality. Following the publication of the subsequent journal issue, this score will be used to identify an exceptional article. The corresponding author of the selected article will receive a refund of the article processing charges (APC).
Upon completion of the review process, the author will be informed of the journal's decision. The following outcomes are possible: