Reviewer Guidelines

        Double-blind review is the reviewing system followed in University of Thi-Qar Journal of Science. All the steps of reviewing are completely electronic. The reviewers have to read the principles for controlling a submission's suitability for publication in the journal, which may include instructions for preparing an effective and helpful review. Reviewers will have an chance to offer comments proposed for the author and editors as well as separate comments for the editor only.

Reviewers will be asked to comply with the competing interests disclosure policy.

Reviewer Instructions

       University of Thi-Qar Journal of Science appreciates your contribution in review of this manuscript. Before you start, please get familiar with our Policies and Ethics.

As you have accepted an invitation to review an article submitted to you by University of Thi-Qar Journal of Science, please start the review process as soon as possible. In the following are some guidelines to help you complete the review process.

With the invitation letter to review an article, you must have received the abstract of the article submitted, so that you can select if you accept or reject the invitation.

Please, provide your review report within the time determined by University of Thi-Qar Journal of Science (dead line). If you are not able to meet the dead line, please contact the Editor or the Editorial Office.

After complete your review, you will be requested to fill in the review form.

If you have further comments or recommendations for revisions, please write them in a separate file. It is preferred to number the comments and specify the location of each revision in terms of the page number and line number. Then uploaded as a PDF file in the specific location in the website of the journal.

Since the review process in University of Thi-Qar Journal of Science is double-blind. So, you should not contain or your name and affiliation in the review report.

Since the author will receive a copy of these comments, and through the evaluation of the manuscript is most helpful for the identification of the work’s strengths or weaknesses. Please be as specific as possible and show why an article is rejected and what is required to make it acceptable.

Please, include any confidential comments you want to send to the Editor in the specific location in the review form.

After upload, the file of comments, choice your decision from the drop list of recommendations.

Submit the review.

Once the report was submitted, it cannot be altered anymore.