Peer Review Process

Peer Review Process (Steps)

  1. The corresponding or submitting author submits the paper to the journal. The author submits all required materials, including copyright form, and a separate title page.
  2. The Editor In Chief checks that the paper is appropriate for the journal and is sufficiently original and interesting. If not, the paper may be rejected without being reviewed any further.
  3. After initial approval by the editor, Completed submission is sent out to two reviewers.
  4. Reviewers review the article and send it back to the editorial office for processing.
  5. After initial review, Editor-in-Chief releases reviews to authors.
  6. Authors make necessary corrections.
  7. Article is sent out for re-review.
  8. Reviewers final review the article and send it back to the editorial office for processing.
  9. Editor-in-Chief may accept, reject, or sent out for third review.
  10. If the article is rejected or sent back for either major or minor revision, the handling editor should include constructive comments from the reviewers to help the author improve the article.
  11. If accepted, the author must submit the final version and charge a fee. This Version will be added to "in-press"
  12. Article is published in Space Ontology International Journal.