Reviewing a manuscript written by a fellow scientist has always been considered as a privilege. However, it is for sure a time-consuming responsibility. Hence, the IJTMGH’s Editorial Board, authors, and audiences appreciate your willingness to accept this responsibility and your dedication. The IJTMGH adheres to a double-blind peer-review process which is rapid, fair, and ensures a high quality of articles published. In order to do so, the IJTMGH needs reviewers who can provide insightful and helpful comments on submitted manuscripts with a turnaround time of about 12 weeks. Maintaining IJTMGH as a high quality scientific journal depends on reviewers with a high level of expertise and an ability to be objective, fair, and insightful in their evaluation of manuscripts. We hope that the information provided here will help making your work easier.
The opinions of the IJTMGH reviewers are extremely invaluable in helping the Editor in Chief and also the Editorial Board in making their decisions. For keeping up with the field and also getting new understandings which will improve the quality and value of your own studies, peer-reviewing will be a big help.
For appreciating your extreme service to the IJTMGH, your name will be written down in a list we publish on the webpage of the reviewers who have reviewed for the IJTMGH. Also, those reviewers who constantly exhibit excellent reviews and promptly respond to the editorial requests will be considered to be invited to the Editorial Board.
If IJTMGH’s Editor in Chief has invited you as a reviewer. Please consider the following:
As part of the peer-review process, IJTMGH and all its reviewers abide to the confidentiality of manuscripts submitted to journal. In this regard, no information about manuscripts, including whether they have been received and are under review, their content and status in the review process, criticism by reviewers, and their ultimate fate is shared to anyone other than the authors and reviewers. Any further requests from third parties to use manuscripts and reviews for legal proceedings are strictly refused.
Also, reviewers are asked not to keep the manuscript for their own use and should destroy paper copies of manuscripts and delete electronic copies after submitting their reviews. It should also be noted that, rejected manuscripts will be kept in the editorial system as an archive. This is while published manuscripts and all their contents regarding copies of the original submission, reviews, revisions, and correspondences are kept in perpetuity for any further actions.
All manuscripts are sent in the process of double-blinded peer review. to two or more reviewers Peer reviewers will be asked to recommend whether a manuscript should be accepted, revised, or rejected (for further information please visit ICMJE).
At first, an invitation containing the manuscript's abstract will be sent via email to the reviewers. They will then be registered via the IJTMGH portal and at the end a Username and Password will be automatically sent to them.
Reviewers should login via the IJTMGH portal to complete the review process and then follow the instructions provided in below:
Please go to your profile--Reviewer Section--Pending Assignments--Click on the manuscript ID--Click on Manuscript Evaluation Form--Fill the form/attach the review file--Make the decision (Reviewer Recommendation) as to Accept, Minor Revisions, Major Revisions, Re-Submit or Reject--Push "Send to Editor" button
All the reviewers will be asked to complete the IJTMGH Evaluation Form which contains the following questions: