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Is it normal that the editor says "the referee report is for editor's eye only so I cannot share it with you"?

It is probably not normal (in my field anyway) not to see any form of the referee's report at all. These days, ( again in my field), a referee usually submits two sets of comments, one for the editor ...
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Why do journals refuse to see substantially revised manuscripts after rejection?

There is a very simple principle at work here that is of very broad applicability in the professional world: People in academia (and anywhere else) don't like it when other people waste their time. ...
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Why do journals refuse to see substantially revised manuscripts after rejection?

Slightly expanding on a point raised by other answers: it's an issue of optimal investment of time of editors and reviewers. Specifically, if someone estimates that their (limited!) time will be be ...
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Why do journals refuse to see substantially revised manuscripts after rejection?

Despite the fact that this answer says: The answers so far assume that the main reason for rejection is that a manuscript is not a good fit for the journal, be it in terms of relevance or scope ... ....
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Why do journals refuse to see substantially revised manuscripts after rejection?

Scientific journals are not an educational tool in the context of which a perhaps good/clever/innovative research idea is all that we are looking for and then, reviewers take on the role of teaching ...
Alecos Papadopoulos's user avatar
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Why do journals refuse to see substantially revised manuscripts after rejection?

Note that there are different editors and journals and potentially different attitudes in such a situation. Reading and reviewing submissions takes time and people have lots of things to do. Some ...
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Why do journals refuse to see substantially revised manuscripts after rejection?

The answers so far assume that the main reason for rejection is that a manuscript is not a good fit for the journal, be it in terms of relevance or scope. However, in half of the cases where I ...
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Why do journals refuse to see substantially revised manuscripts after rejection?

The length of a reviewer report does not necessarily correlate with the quality of the paper. In some cases, even very good papers of high quality receive a lot of reviewer comments. This does not ...
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Why do journals refuse to see substantially revised manuscripts after rejection?

This situation happens when the editor believes that the quality of the research in the paper is not up to the journal standards, regardless of correctness. The reviewer might see that the paper has ...
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Continuous article publishing

"However, in Mathematics, the dissemination of an article to the peopĺe interested usually occurs much before the actual publication" -- well, mathematics isn't the only field, isn't it? ...
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