TJ Peer-Review policy

Peer review

The review process is an important aspect of the publication process of an article. It helps an editor in making decision on an article and also enables the author to improve the manuscript. Time Journals operates a double blind review process.

Author(s) identity is removed from the manuscript and shielded from the reviewers during the review process. The reviewer is left with only the manuscript without any information that might enable him/her uncovers the identity of the author(s). Information removed includes the author(s) name, address/affiliation, country, phone/fax and email. Any information in the Acknowledgement and Declaration of Conflict of Interest that may lead to the uncovering of the identity of the author is also removed from the manuscript prior to sending it to reviewers.

Manuscripts are assigned to members of the editorial board of the journal or other qualified reviewers. The review process is done making use of the following recommendations:

  •   Accept As Is
  •   Requires Minor Corrections
  •   Requires Moderate Revision
  •   Requires Major Revision
  •   Submit To Another Publication Such As
  •   Reject on grounds of (Please be specific)

 

A Review Certificate is issued to reviewers after the review of the manuscript.