International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064

How the Process of Double-Blind Peer Review Works?

Double-blind peer review is a process used in academic publishing to evaluate the quality and validity of research articles before they are published. In a double-blind peer review process, the identities of both the authors and the reviewers are kept anonymous.

The process typically starts when the author submits their manuscript to the journal. The editor of the journal then sends the manuscript to two or three expert reviewers in the field who are knowledgeable about the subject matter. These reviewers are chosen based on their expertise and their ability to provide an unbiased and constructive critique of the manuscript.

The reviewers then read the manuscript and provide feedback to the editor, who in turn provides the feedback to the author. During this process, the identity of both the author and the reviewers is kept anonymous to each other.

The feedback provided by the reviewers typically includes an evaluation of the manuscript's strengths and weaknesses, as well as suggestions for improvements. The reviewers may also provide a recommendation to the editor on whether the manuscript should be accepted, rejected, or revised and resubmitted.

Once the author receives the feedback, they can make the necessary revisions to the manuscript and resubmit it to the journal. The editor may then send the revised manuscript back to the original reviewers, or to new reviewers, to ensure that the revisions have adequately addressed their concerns.

If the manuscript is accepted for publication, the author's identity is revealed at this point. However, the reviewers' identities remain anonymous, which helps to ensure that the process remains unbiased and that the quality of the published research is of the highest standard.

Overall, the double-blind peer review process is designed to promote objectivity and fairness in the evaluation of research articles, and it is widely considered to be the gold standard in academic publishing.


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