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Delays in peer review

Authors often find the peer review process formidable due to the delays in editorial decision making. Why do editors take long to inform authors about the fate of their paper? In this series of posts, the Chief Editor of Polar Research, Dr. Helle Goldman, answers this question from an editorial perspective.

Part 01
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Authors find the peer review process daunting mainly because of the delays in editorial decision making. Why do editors take long to inform authors about the fate of their paper? The Chief Editor…

Part 02

In this post, Dr. Goldman discusses how a journal editor identifies potential peer reviewers for a submitted paper and the reasons for delay at this stage of editorial…

Part 03

Journal editors face various challenges while appointing reviewers. This post discusses these challenges and how editors deal with them.