How do I suggest a potential reviewer?

How do I suggest a potential reviewer?

How do I suggest a potential reviewer?

Finding peer reviewers – our top tips

  1. Check the references in the article.
  2. Use search tools and databases to find researchers working on similar topics.
  3. Use your editorial board.
  4. Consider previous authors and guest editors.
  5. Ask reviewers who decline for suggestions.
  6. Use predefined keywords.
  7. Use previous reviewers.

Should you suggest reviewers?

Your reference list can be a starting point. DON’T suggest experts whom you know personally. DON’T list potential reviewers who work for your target journal. DON’T suggest reviewers because they will agree with your work.

How do I suggest my reviewers for my manuscript?

Look for people who have published papers in the same field as your submitted paper! You want a reviewer to have sound knowledge on your paper topic and he/she should know how journals work. Therefore, suggest other researchers who have done and published research in the same field.

Why do you recommend a reviewer?

When a journal wants you to suggest reviewers, they want a list of relevant people who would be able to provide objective and constructive criticism of your paper. Moreover, the reviewers that you suggest can sometimes give an indication of how well you know your field.

How do you write a response letter to a reviewer?

DO this:

  1. Recognize that the reviewers are volunteers and used their time to work hard on your paper.
  2. Respond to every single comment.
  3. For your convenience and the reviewers, it helps to number each comment.
  4. Keep your responses short, direct, and to the point.
  5. Always accept responsibility.

How do you select peer reviewers and experts?

First, a relevance analysis model is used for measuring the similarity between the experts’ expertise and the applicant’s expertise and for selecting relevant experts as candidate reviewers. Second, a quality analysis model is used for evaluating the experts’ expertise.

Is a review a paper?

A review article or review paper is based on other published articles. It does not report original research. Review articles generally summarize the existing literature on a topic in an attempt to explain the current state of understanding on the topic.

Where can I find Journaler reviewers for Springer?

Reviewer Finder is an exciting tool that reduces the manual work involved in finding relevant reviewers. To use the tool, simply enter information about the manuscript you are sending out for review into the Reviewer Finder and it will return a list of possible reviewers.

Why do you want to be a peer reviewer?

Peer reviewing helps you to become a better writer, and perhaps ultimately a more successful published author. All this work is evidence of your standing and contributions in your field, which can boost your CV and help you get ahead. Most importantly, peer review improves research.

What are opposed reviewers?

An Opposed Reviewer is someone who an author does not want to have review his/her manuscript. There is no master list from which authors can select eligible reviewers. We recommend contacting the journal’s editorial office if the author is not able to provide names of reviewers.

How do you write a revision letter?

How to write an effective revisions letter

  1. Purpose of a revisions letter.
  2. Writing an effective revisions letter.
  3. Write with an open and collaborative frame of mind.
  4. Include clear responses to the comments.
  5. Respond to each point – even those you disagree with.
  6. Respond rationally to comments you disagree with.

How do you handle reviewer comments?

7 tips for dealing with reviewer comments

  1. Use the reviewer comments even if your paper is rejected.
  2. Be polite – but not over-polite.
  3. Don’t feel obliged to accept everything the reviewer says.
  4. What to do when two reviewers ask for opposite things.
  5. Make sure you address everything.
  6. Dealing with comments you don’t understand.