What is peer review?
Peer review is an important part of scholarly publication. It is the mechanism used to evaluate the validity, quality and often the originality of articles for publication. Manuscripts have been subjected to the peer review process prior to publication for over 300 years.
In Peer review process manuscripts submitted to the journals is evaluated and commented upon by independent experts within the same field of research. Thoughtful comments provided by reviewers lead to quality of article and the journal.
Types of peer review
- Single blind: In this type of peer review the identity of reviewers is kept hidden for author.
- Double blind: In this type of peer review the identity of author and reviewers is concealed for each other.
- Open review: In this type of peer review the identity of the author and the reviewers is known to each other.
The peer review process
The Resincap relies on the double blind peer review process as authentic media to enhance and promote the validity, quality of scholarly publishing.
In this process identity of author and reviewers is concealed for each other.
- The reviewer don’t get influenced by the reputation of author, institute, country or any other aspect.
- Importance goes only to work presented in manuscript.
- Enriches audience reading experience of scholarly publication.