Instructions for Editors (Editor Guidelines)
Each Editor of the Editorial Board plays an important role in maintaining the standards of the journal and peer review process. Editor of a journal should take the responsibility for its reputation and whole content.
- Based on the research interest (or) subject, the editor will assign submitted manuscript to a reviewer for the peer review process
- If the individual reviewer accepts to review the article then the author must inform Annex Publishers the same, if not, it shall be forwarded to another editor within the same field
- The Editors are requested to send the acknowledgement to the respective author after he/she receives the article
- This should be provided within a short duration where it would be helpful to the author for an update on the paper's status
- The articles might get rejected if the article does not meet the policies of submission
For example: The submitted work should neither been published already nor submitted to any other publication.
- Simultaneous submission of the same article will lead to rejection
- Articles which are up to the standard criteria will be assigned to the reviewers for review then Editors will approach the reviewers with the title and abstract. If accepted, then it can be sent directly to the reviewer
- The duration for Reviewers to review the manuscript is 14 days
- The editor will take the final decision for acceptance/rejection of the article based on the suggestions/comments
- If recommended/needed, submitted article will undergo a second round of review, where an editor will ask the author to resubmit for the second revision. The author shall receive the decision along with the recommendations/comments from reviewers
- The article will be rejected, if the article is not suitable for publication. The editor shall inform the same to the author(s) along with the comments by reviewer
Following these guidelines we confirm that our review process will be efficient and helpful in maintaining the quality and standard of the articles. This will be useful for maintaining a good scientific relation between author(s), editors and reviewers.