First steps


  1. Read the invitation email and decide whether you can review the paper the paper based on the considerations within the section: Should you review the manuscript?
  2. Accept or decline the invitation to review;
  3. Read through these ethical guidelines;
  4. Read through the manuscript in its entirety.

Once you accept the invitation to review you will then receive an email that provides further instructions.

If you do not have access to any of the original papers cited in a manuscript please contact our library team at