Reviewer Roles and Responsibilities

§  The reviewer should avoid personal comments or criticism for an article submitted.

§  A reviewer should maintain the confidentiality of the review process by not disclosing information of the reviewed paper without permission from the editorial office.

§  A reviewer should determine originality, credit, and scope of the work and need to suggest a number of ways to improve it so that it highlights the quality of the article.

§  A reviewer should give his/her comments in an unbiased manner following the ethical rules.

§  A reviewer should take a concern from the editor before rejecting/accepting an article.

§  A reviewer should ensure that published articles meet the scope of Bibliotics Journals respectively.

§  A reviewer should not use/disclose any unpublished work/ arguments/ interpretations of a submitted manuscript for his/her own work, but with consent from the author.

§  Reviewers should agree to review the manuscript if and only if they have expertise in the subject area.

§  Reviewers should openly declare any potential conflict of interests and take assistance from the Editor regarding any uncertain conflicts.

§  Reviewers should declare and disagree to review the manuscript if they are involved in the submitted work in any manner.

§  Reviewers should notify the Editor, if the manuscript has already reviewed by them before in other journal and seek guidance whether to carry further or not.

§  Reviewers should immediately notify the Editor if they found plagiarized or infringed content in the manuscript, which he has to review.

§  Reviewers should not attempt to contact the authors before the article is published without the permission of the Editor.

Reviewer Benefits

§  All articles will be published for 199 US Dollars/article, if and only if the article is accepted to publish.

§  Keynote Speakers for the Scientific Federation Conferences will be invited from the Review Board Members, where he/she will get special discounts (40%) for the registration fee.

§  Reviewers will be awarded with reviewer Credits at the end of the year.

§  Editors will reward the best reviewer award based on their review quality for every year, which will be displayed in the website.

§  Reviewers can also propose the benefit that they intend to get through their collaboration with the journal.

§  Based on their review quality they will also be promoted to editorial board.