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Peer-Review for Authors

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This section of the Author Toolkit provides guides to help authors understand the peer review process, deal with reviewer comments, revision and resubmission of papers.

How to prepare a paper and respond to referees’ critiques and recommendations
This module provides practical guidance about what journal editors are looking for in a journal article (e.g., originality, sound methodology, good writing) and what to do when the editor asks for a revision. See also the following blog posts,, and

How to serve as an effective referee in the peer review process
This module describes the peer review process, what journal editors expect from reviewers, and how to prepare a critical but constructive review.

EASE Peer Reviewer Toolkit
A selection of resources compiled by the EASE Peer Review Strategy Group.