Pre-Review Process – DS/CN Specific

Time to completion Maximum 7 days from acknowledgement of receipt. Responsibility Managing editor and Editorial Team Action required by Managing Editor Review article to check that it is broadly appropriate for the journal and mechanically ready for review. This involves: Reviewing the abstract (if any) and contents for broad relevance to the journal’s subject area and […]

Publication Decision

Time to completion Next editorial meeting after completion of review process. Responsibility Academic editors Action required Deciding whether or not submission is to be accepted, rejected, provisionally accepted pending revision, or invited to resubmit after significant revision Deciding on what revisions (if any will be required) Deciding on comments to be sent to author. Background […]

Publication Decision

Time to completion Next editorial meeting after completion of review process. Responsibility Academic editors Action required Deciding whether or not submission is to be accepted, rejected, provisionally accepted pending revision, or invited to resubmit after significant revision Deciding on what revisions (if any will be required) Deciding on comments to be sent to author. Background [...]

Receipt Process

Time to completion Maximum 7 days from submission. Responsibility Managing editor Action required Email to author (cc’d to editor in chief) Thanking author for submission Introducing yourself as the journal’s managing editor (and your term of office) Outlining the review process and broad timelines {{Link to sample email}} Background and further details Each Journal in [...]

Receipt Process

Time to completion Maximum 7 days from submission. Responsibility Managing editor Action required Email to author (cc’d to editor in chief) Thanking author for submission Introducing yourself as the journal’s managing editor (and your term of office) Outlining the review process and broad timelines {{Link to sample email}} Background and further details Each Journal in [...]

Pre-review process

Time to completion Maximum 7 days from acknowledgement of receipt. Responsibility Managing editor Action required Review article to check that it is broadly appropriate for the journal and mechanically ready for review. This involves: Reviewing the abstract (if any) and contents for broad relevance to the journal’s subject area and approach Reviewing the article as [...]

The incubator workflow

This is an outline (seen from the point of view of the scientific editor of a journal) of our standard workflow.

The incubator workflow

This is an outline (seen from the point of view of the scientific editor of a journal) of our standard workflow.
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