Basics of Peer Review
Peer Review is the evaluation criterion of scientific work by independent reviewers within the same field of research study in order to widen the knowledge base in that field thereby enhancing the quality of the work. Also known as refereeing, this unbiased and collaborative process generates expert critique and genuine feedback for the research.
Journal editors usually adopt a peer review process for selecting a manuscript for publication as it helps them assess the paper's suitability to their journal. Different journals follow varying forms of peer review from among the following:
The first two review methods of peer review are widely adopted by the journal publishers.
Peer Review Process
The process of making a manuscript publish ready includes the following steps:
Benefits of Peer Review
Peer Review process is beneficial for the authors, journals and the readers.