Selecting peer-reviewers

The choice of peer-reviewers is based on many factors including expertise, prior publications in the same topic area, reputation, and our own experience of collaboration with each reviewer. So, the previous performance of the reviewer, including quality and timeliness, is considered. Authors can suggest potential reviewers for their articles; however, the decision is of the Editorial Board. Selected reviewers are provided with the manuscript’s abstract and requested to accept or decline the invitation to review within 3 days of the request. The full paper is accessible after the reviewer accepts the invitation. If a reviewer cannot complete the review for any reason, including a conflict of interest, or lack of time, the reviewer informs the Editorial Board within 3 days and if possible suggests other qualified reviewers.