Roles & Responsibilities

Reviewer and Editorial Board Responsibilities

Associate/regional editor responsibilities:

As part of the associate editorial board you are responsible for:
Providing guidelines to reviewers and authors for preparing and submitting manuscripts
Providing a clear statement of the Journal’s policies on authorship criteria
Treating all authors with fairness, courtesy, objectivity, honesty, and transparency
Protecting the confidentiality of every author’s work
Establishing a system for effective and rapid peer review
Clearly communicating all other editorial policies and standards

Editorial board responsibilities:

To be in communication with associate editor to further develop the journal (style suggestions, authorship criteria etc.)
Providing guidelines to authors for preparing and submitting manuscripts
Treating all authors with fairness, courtesy, objectivity, honesty, and transparency
Protecting the confidentiality of every author’s work
Clearly communicating all other editorial policies and standards
You may be receiving yourself papers for review and act as a reviewer.

Reviewer responsibilities:

As part of the JOSI team, you will be asked to:
Review up to 4 papers during each year.
Treating all authors with fairness, courtesy, objectivity, honesty, and transparency
Protecting the confidentiality of every author’s work
Be punctual in delivering the review up to the agreed date.
If you are unable to review within the pre-defined time scale please communicate immediately with the editor in charge.
If you are unable to review due to relevance of the content to your expertise please communicate immediately with the editor in charge.
If you are unable to review due to conflict of interest (full, partial or potential) please communicate immediately with the editor in charge.
Check the quality of the paper, relevance and appropriateness for the journal.
Advise on structure and format and make sure authors follow the appropriate referencing style.

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