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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 go.nature.com/yzwvmt, go.nature.com/hzp3bg, and go.nature.com/hchv3i.

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.