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Process Flow

  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Finish

Author
perspective

Define

Define manuscript type and fields, short justification for peer review, and the deadlines for all four stages of the process. To remain anonymous, remove name(s) and identifying information from the manuscript file.

Send

Send the manuscript. All co-authors are notified via email

Check

Check that everything appears as desired, delete and resend if necessary. Manuscript becomes available and triggers search alerts for Peers after one hour.

Receive

Receive email notification and access Peerage Essays and optional comments immediately when they are sent.

Reviewer
perspective

Discover

Discover the manuscript, by automated alert, referral from colleague or browsing. Author identity, numbers of engaged Reviewers, Essays received or Editors tracking are not shown hour.

Engage

Engage the manuscript to access manuscript file.

Write

Write and submit your Peerage Essay and optional comments by the deadline of Stage 1.

Editor
perspective

Discover

Discover the manuscript, by automated alert, referral from colleague or browsing. Author identity is not shown, but number of engaged Reviewers, number of Essays received and number of Editors tracking are shown, and can be included in search alert criteria.

Track

Track the manuscript to access manuscript file and receive email alerts about event. You can drop the tracking at any time. You can discover and start tracking manuscripts during other stages also.

Receive

Receive email notification and access Peerage Essays and optional comments immediately when they are sent.

View

View anonymized profile of each Reviewer, showing their reviewing history and performance.

  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Finish

Author
perspective

Reviewer
perspective

Receive

Receive email notification and access reviews sent by other Reviewers.

Evaluate

Evaluate reviews sent by other Reviewers by the deadline of Stage 2, based on the Peerage Essays (reading comments is optional). If there are more than 10 other reviews, the service randomly assigns 10 required evaluations and the rest are optional.

Editor
perspective

Receive

Receive email alert if evaluations fulfill criteria you have set.

Drop tracking / Offer publishing

  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Finish

Author
perspective

Receive

Receive email notification and access evalutations of reviews received.

Send

Send the revised version of the manuscript. Revision has to be sent by the deadline of Stage 3 (Note that you received the reviews during Stage 1 already). Alternatively, manuscript can be withdrawn, to be resubmitted afresh later.

Check

Check that everything appears as desired, delete and resend if necessary. Revision proceeds to final evaluation after one hour, or latest at Stage 3 deadline, whichever comes first.

Reviewer
perspective

Editor
perspective

Drop tracking / Offer publishing

  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Finish

Author
perspective

Reviewer
perspective

Receive

Receive email notification and access the revised version of the manuscript.

Evaluate

Evaluate the revised version of the manuscript by the deadline of Stage 4.

Merit

Merit from your work. Your Profile sections are now updated (average PEQ, number of reviews and fields of expertise).

Editor
perspective

Receive

Receive email notification and access the revised version of the manuscript.

Receive

Receive email alert if evaluations fulfill criteria you have set.

Drop tracking / Offer publishing

  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3
  • Stage 4
  • Finish

Author
perspective

Receive

Receive email notification and access the final evaluation of your manuscript.

Send referral

Send referral to Editors of participating Journals if they have not offered publishing already.

Alternatively, export

Alternatively, export the peer review outside Peerage of Science. You can create a password giving access to the peer review, and give it to an editor of non-participating journals upon traditional submission.

Reviewer
perspective

Receive

Receive publishing offer for your Peerage Essay from the Proceedings of Peerage of Science or other journals as soon as the manuscript is accepted for publication somewhere.

Accept or ignore

Accept or ignore the publishing offer. If you accept, the Peerage Essay will be published under your name, hence you give up anonymity. You have the option of adding a post-script to your Peerage Essay before publication. If you ignore the offers, you will remain anonymous.

Editor
perspective

Drop tracking / Offer publishing

Drop tracking / Offer publishing at any time, until the manuscript disappears due to either being aqcuired by a participating Journal or due to authors choosing to export it outside Peerage of Science.

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