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[journal-workflow] concerns the workflow within journals after submission of a manuscript until its acceptance or rejection. Please click on “info” before asking a question.

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Waiting for an overdue review?

I have submitted my paper on 12-Jan-2019. The journal uses ScholarOne Manuscripts for online submission. The status has been changed to Awaiting Reviewer Scores in the same week I created the ...
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How does a philosopher publish a paper?

How does a philosopher publish a paper? Does it work as in natural science where the steps are: Find an appropriate call for papers Submit a paper within a deadline Receive anonymous peer-reviews ...
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Query regarding possible status of submitted paper

I have submitted my paper in June, 2016 in an Elsevier math journal. Around first week of June, 2017, replying to my personal query, the handling editor informed me that he has sent the reviewer's ...
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How to choose an associate editor for my manuscript?

I want to submit my manuscript to a journal. It is written that I need to choose an associate editor for my paper and if the associate editor whom I assign rejects my paper, I cannot resubmit my ...
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What should I do if wrongfully approved a manuscript while references were incorrect?

I submitted a manuscript to a Springer journal four days ago. After the system built PDF of the manuscript from the latex and image files, I checked the images but due to my tiredness, I forgot to ...
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What needs to be done if an editor requires “very thorough editing”?

The Editor's and the reviewers' comments are as follows: [...] Eic a very thorough editing is a must What does the last line mean? What kinds of things do I need to do? I think I ...
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Editor assignment pending after “review competed”

I submitted journal in the field of psychometrics about one year ago. Three weeks ago, the status was changed to "review completed". However, today it is changed into "editor assignment pending". I ...
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What does it mean if the “upload updated article” feature is still active four months after submission?

I submitted an article to the International Journal of Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing four months ago. Its status now is “Reviewing”. However, in the submission details, the upload updated ...
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Is Notes and Queries peer-reviewed?

Notes and Queries is a very famous and very long-running humanities journal, noted for its pioneering question-and-answer format. It's spun off a number of regional editions, a series of anthologies, ...
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ScholarOne Manuscripts status is 'Awaiting Referee selection' for nearly 3 months [duplicate]

I submitted an article to a journal using ScholarOne manuscripts on 20th February. it is now nearly 3 months and it hasn't got beyond 'awaiting referee selection'. I have emailed to ask, politely, if ...
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Editor invited after minor revision submitted

According to editor guideline on springer website "Accept with minor revisions is actually a commitment to ultimately publish the paper, provided the authors answer the remaining concerns (which ...
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Publication process in the Communications of the ACM

Does anybody have experience publishing at the Communications of the ACM? I couldn't find any information about average duration of the review cycle or acceptance rates.
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What does “Awaiting Reviewer Scores” mean within the context of a prosemanager submission system? [duplicate]

I submitted a paper to Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems that uses the prosemanager submission system. The manuscript status has changed from "Awaiting Reviewer Assign" to "Awaiting Reviews(8 ...
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Status from decision in process to with editor meaning in Elsevier review system [duplicate]

In the Elsevier review system, my paper status was initially "with editor" then "under review" then "under editor evaluation" then "decision in process" and now again "with editor." What does this ...
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How long should you wait to email journal editor about a submitted revision of a manuscript? [duplicate]

It has been 10 weeks since I submitted my revised manuscript for minor revisions. The status of the article is "revision submitted to journal" since 6th Sept (and it is now 14th Nov). I am applying ...
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Request an extension of revision deadline over the holidays

I have submitted a paper to an Elsevier journal. They sent the first decision on my paper as a major revision on October 28 and gave me two months to revise the manuscript. Currently, the deadline is ...
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The editor asks me to wait couple of days

I have submitted my manuscript to one of the top-tier journal in my field. The reviewers' feedback was positive in the first round of revision; one reviewer favoured the paper and asked for revisions ...
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Minor(?) error introduced during typesetting

I recently had a paper accepted by a journal which doesn't provide author proofs. Unfortunately, a typographical error was introduced during typesetting, but I had no way to know this until the paper ...
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Fairness of assigning different reviewers for final decision on paper

I recently submitted a paper to a journal. My paper came back with a reject and resubmission allowed decision. When I resubmitted the paper it went to other reviewers. Under the journal's rules, this ...
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Asking a journal for extended payment period

I am in this situation where I have submitted an article to a journal and it is likely that, after the minor revision that they asked me to do, the paper will be accepted for publication (I hope so...)...
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What does “awaiting EIC decision” mean when it occurs immediately after “awaiting reviewer selection”? [duplicate]

I submitted a paper to a top journal last week. At first, the status showed "awaiting AE recommendation". A few days ago, it was changed to "awaiting reviewer selection". So I thought it passed the ...
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Does anyone know how long the peer review process usually takes in the human-computer interaction journal [closed]

Does anyone know how long the peer review process usually takes in the human-computer interaction journal (http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/hhci20/current)? I couldn't find any information in their ...
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Status of “Reviews Completed” in a springer journal [duplicate]

We had submitted to a springer journal (field: Bioinformatics). Two reviewers reviewed the paper and both strongly and unequivocally recommended publication after a few minor changes, e.g., ...
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Peer review in Computer Science Journals

I work on both in the area of pure Computer Science and in the area of Computational Chemistry/Biology. Till now I have submitted papers to well known venues(journals) of both these fields. I don't ...
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Major revision and re-submit as a Technical Note

I submitted a manuscript as a Research Paper last May 12 to Journal A. Now, 6 months later, I have received a decision letter recommending "... undertake a major revision, and re-submit a revised ...
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Will they send my paper to the opposed referee?

All journals asked me to name opposed referees. Will they really not send my papers to those whom I opposed? Some journals seems intentionally send to those whom I opposed.
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How long does the usual initial journal review process usually take place? [duplicate]

I'm currently submitting my article on an open-access, free-submission and publishing journal. I decided to submit to that journal since it's has a good impact factor and I didn't have any funding ...
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what steps do Under Consideration, then under review, next Under Consideration mean in submission Springer journal? [duplicate]

I submitted a paper on the journal in Springer publisher 64 days, in 34 days status is Under Consideration, then next status is Under review in 9 days, then the status is Under Consideration in 17 ...
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What does “Peer review in process” mean in ScholarOne submission? [duplicate]

I have submitted my manuscript to a journal that uses ScholarOne system. After 20 days, the status is still "Peer review in process". I don't know this means the Reviewers are reviewing my manuscript, ...
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Awaiting recommendation will take how long time? [duplicate]

I submitted a paper to some journal. Within less than two months it came for minor revision. Then I submitted the revised manuscript in 10 days. After two and half months the status got changed from ...
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What are the chances of a paper being accepted after [duplicate]

I got minor revision in the first round of review. The main concern of the reviewer was to add the details in methods section and some amendments in the text. I re-submitted the paper after ...
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Manuscript status changed from “Reviews completed” to “Editor assigned” [duplicate]

I have been confused with the present status of my manuscript whose status follows the following timeline: Manuscript initially submitted through Editorial Manager (Springer): 25 Jan 2017 Under ...
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Issues frequency in Volume of the journal

My doubt is about the number of issues per Volume in a journal and also please let me know about the number of issues of a journal correlates to its indexing frequency in databases. it would be very ...
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Minor revised article will take how long time for final verdict? [duplicate]

I submitted an article in June end and it came for minor revision on Sep first week. Then I submitted the revised manuscript within 10 days. After that, it took 2 and half months for getting reviewer ...
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Why the submitted paper remains “With Editor” or “Editor Assigned” for more than 1 months?

We had submitted a research article to one of the journals in the field of Computer Science one(1) months back. Within 2 days of submission, the status changed from Submitted to journal to With Editor....