Review Guidelines

Reviewers of EAR must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • All manuscripts are reviewed fairly based on the intellectual content of the paper regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenry, or political values of the authors.
  • Reviewers should provide speedy, accurate, courteous, unbiased, and justifiable reports to the manuscript reviewed and conduct a review for a maximum of 4 weeks.
  • Reviewers assigned to a manuscript will evaluate the following items:
    • The originality and importance of the study
    • The strengths and weaknesses of the data analysis
    • Writing, organization, and presentation
    • The degree to which the findings justify the conclusion
    • The validity of the manuscript's references and citations
    • The relevance, usefulness, and comprehensibility of the article for the journal's target audience
  • Reviewers must notify the editorial board of writing errors, so they are immediately forwarded to the author for correction.
  • All information about the manuscript is kept confidential.
  • Any information that may be the reason for a publication rejection must be communicated to the editor.
  • Any observed conflict of interest during the review must be communicated to the editor.