Journal of Chemistry and Materials Research
Peer Review Process
- Every manuscript submitted to JCMR is peer reviewed by at least 2 reviewers within 4 to 8 weeks.
- The peer review process of JCMR can be broadly found into 8 steps.
Step 2: Basic Criteria (Editorial Board) assessment of quality control, incorrect references and adherence to aim and scope of JCMR.
Step 3: 1st Screening (Editor in Chief) if manuscript is accepted for peer review, editor in chief sends invitations to some reviewers related to that subject.
Step 4: Peer Review (Reviewers) reviewers read and provide comments to editor in chief about manuscript with following remarks along with plagiarism checking:
2. Minor Corrections Required
3. Major Corrections Required
Step 5: Final decision (Editor in Chief) editor gives the information to author by email, accepted or rejected. If a manuscript needs minor or major corrections depending on reviewer commentary and recommendations, manuscript may be sent back to authors for revision.
If paper is accepted for publication, author should send the signed Copyright Form to the Editor as PDF file.
In this step, author(s) provides a list of changes in addition to a separate file outlining how did they address each concern/recommendations raised by reviewers. In addition, author should send the signed Copyright Form to the Editor as PDF file.
Step 7: Final decision after revision (Editor in Chief) editor gives the information to author by email accepted or rejected. Editor in chief sends revised manuscript to same reviewers. If a manuscript needs minor corrections depending on reviewer commentary and recommendations, manuscript may be sent back to authors for revision.
Finally, the decision for publishing is made by the Editor-in-Chief.
Step 8: Publishing Process (ORIC Publications) editor in chief sends the final draft to the publisher for publication.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.