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Reviewing rules

The procedure for reviewing research articles in the Scientific Research Papers of Rzeszow University of Technology is in line with the recommendations of Ministry of Science and Higher Education developed as a booklet Dobre praktyki w procedurach recenzyjnych w nauce, Warszawa 2011 r.

  1. In case of articles written in foreign languages, at least one of the reviewers is affiliated in the foreign institution other than the nationality of the author.
  2. Thematic editors (scientific) reviewers try to get the best-qualified reviewers in the field.
  3. Between the reviewers and authors of the article there is no conflict of interest.
  4. Reviewing procedure is done confidentially.
  5. Each review shall be in writing and ends with a request for approval or rejection of the article for publication (double-blind review process).
  6. Reviews that do not meet the substantive and procedural requirements are not accepted.
  7. Pre-qualified by the editor-in-chief paper is sent to reviewers who comment on its acceptance or rejection. Reviewers are entitled to re-examine the revised text.
  8. In case of disputes there are appointed additional reviewers.
  9. Reviewers’ remarks are transmitted to the author whose duty is to correct the text.
  10. The final decision to qualify or reject the article belongs to the editor-in-chief in consultation with the members of the Editorial Board.
  11. Review form is available on the website of Scientific Research Papers.
  12. The names of the cooperative reviewers will be quoted once a year - in the last issue of the Papers, and published on the website.
  13. Detailed information on reviewing articles and works proceedings of the papers and the Publishing House are describedin the guidelines for authors of scientific papers.