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All manuscripts submitted to our journals undergo thorough peer review (independent of paper types).

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to our journals undergo single-blind peer review (independent of paper types). The peer review process is organised in such a way that all submitted papers undergo initial editorial office checks and scope and relevance checks by Section Editors or Editors in Chief (depending on the scope/nature of content) after which they are forwarded to Editorsial Board Members for review coordination. They will collect external peer review reports, request author revisions (peer-review again whenever necessary), before making the final decision on publication or rejection.

Section Editors and the Editor in Chief may also be called upon for appeals or other issues requiring additional editorial input and guidance.

Editorial Process in IntechOpen journals - Roles and responsibilities

The Editor in Chief is responsible for the scope of the journal and representing the title at relevant conferences and meetings.

Section Editors are responsible for their individual sections within the journal, ensuring all submissions are within the scope of the journal. They can return manuscripts to authors if unsuitable, but will primarily hand in-scope submissions to Editorial Board members.

Editorial Board members are responsible for managing the peer review process. They work with peer reviewers to obtain independent assessments of the manuscript and make decisions on whether the work is suitable for publication. Revised manuscripts are sent back to the original Editorial Board member for reassessment.

Editorial manuscript handling

IntechOpen journals aim for peer review to be completed within 100 days of submission and work with Section Editors to ensure that peer review is robust whilst maintaining goals for fast turnaround times and decisions.

Plagiarism reports

Section Editors will be sent a report from iThenticate for each manuscript submitted to their section that passes initial editorial checks. Editorial Board members handling the submission will also have access to the report and they are obliged to use it in their assessment of the manuscript.

Becoming an Editor

Academics who are interested in becoming Editorial Board members should contact the editorial office at