Peer Review Process

Peer Review Process

1. The author (prepare the submission)
2. Make a submission to the journal by filling information of the author(s)-information of the submission.
http://zujournal.zu.edu.jo/open2019/author/submit.php
3. Upload the submission to the journal by using the (ID) or the pass code of the submission, which is acquired on making a submission in step 2.
4. Auto email confirms receiving the submission.
5. Similarity ratio report.
6. Send a report to the editorial board (Advocates) to determine degree of similarity:
a. If the ratio is not acceptable, the submission is rejected ad an apology is sent to the author.
b. If the ratio is acceptable, the field to which the submission relates is determined by the editorial board.
7. Send the submission for initial review
a. In case of rejection, a letter of apology is sent to the author.
b. If accepted, two reviewers (from the list) are assigned for each paper:
If rejected by reviewers, a apology letter is sent
If the reviewers disagree, a third reviewer is assigned for each paper:
If the submission is accepted, the changes recommended by the reviewers are sent to the author via email to the site of the journal, and a conditioned accepted letter is snt to the author, to guarantee making the required changes.

8. The author is required to:.
-Send the modified submission via email or the site of the journal.
-Fill out the changes form.
- Sign a note for copyright.
9. making sure the changes are carried out:
a. If the required changes are not carried out, another letter is sent to the author, and if the changes are not carried out once more, the submission is rejected:
b. If the changes are carried out:
The submission receives a trial acceptance note from the editorial board.
Publication fees are requested from the author.
An official letter of acceptance is sent.
Determine the submission to be published in the coming issue, based on the priority publishing list.
Final arrangement of the issue.
Send the issue to the printing house.
Upload the issue to the site of the university.
Send a copy of the journal and five extracts to each author in the published issue.

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