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March 23, 2021

How do you become a journal reviewer?

How do you become a journal reviewer?

Become a ReviewerAsking a colleague who already reviews for a journal to recommend you.Networking with editors at professional conferences.Becoming a member of a learned society and then networking with other members in your area.Contacting journals directly to inquire if they are seeking new reviewers.

How do I get my Elsevier reviewer certificate?

Request access to your profile page If you are a reviewer of an Elsevier journal, you can access your profile page by providing us the email address with which you submitted your report on Elsevier’s submission system.

What are the benefits of being a peer reviewer?

Serving as a peer reviewer looks good on your CV as it shows that your expertise is recognized by other scientists. You will get to read some of the latest science in your field well before it is in the public domain. The critical thinking skills needed during peer review will help you in your own research and writing.

What is the role of a reviewer?

They provide feedback on the paper, suggest improvements and make a recommendation to the editor about whether to accept, reject or request changes to the article. The ultimate decision always rests with the editor but reviewers play a significant role in determining the outcome.

How much do NIH reviewers get paid?

The reviewer receives a NIH flat rate stipend ($235) per face-to-face peer review meeting for reimbursement of any imposed airline fees.

What are the benefits of reviewing the research of others?

Reviewing helps you think critically about your own research. The experience of identifying the strength and weaknesses in others’ research makes you more likely to adopt the strengths and avoid the weaknesses in your own. Being a reviewer is a sign of an emerging national reputation.

How long is a review paper?

Review articles vary considerably in length. Narrative reviews may range between 8,000 and 40,000 words (references and everything else included). Systematic reviews are usually shorter with less than 10,000 words. Function Helping readers to decide whether they should read the text or not.