The order of criticizing the manuscripts determines the procedure of monitoring the manuscripts of scientific articles, presented by authors to the collection of scientific works "Psycholinguistics" (farther is Collection), and standards of the articles, which determine quality of the published materials. The process of the analysis of scientific articles is orientated on establishment of the degree of their value, originality, actuality and scientific expediency for the prerogatives of Collection, fitness of manuscript for a publication with taking into account the requirements of the Committee on ethics in publications – Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and by support on experience of leading scientific concords; on the increase of high quality of the printed matters, overcoming of prejudice and injustice at a rejection or acceptance of the articles.
The aim of criticizing is standard-setting of authorial manuscripts quality.
The tasks of criticizing consist in verification of:
- general scientific level of the article, in particular research actuality, presence of problem in it, its meaningfulness for decision of the important scientific and practical tasks, correctness and expediency of methods application at the conducted researches, level of generalization at formulation of research conclusions and others like that;
- semantic filling and framework of the article;
- correctness of the use of professional (special) vocabulary and others like that.
In Collection the regulation of double «blind» (anonymous) criticizing is observed: the authors are not revealed to the names of reviewers, the reviewers are not revealed to the names of authors. Co-operation of reviewers and authors is carried out only through the members of release.
Release nobody reveals the information which touches a manuscript (table of contents, process of criticizing, critical remarks of reviewers, final decision), except the members of editorial college of Collection, the author and reviewers.
Reviews appear only to the members of editorial board of Collection and author.
Terms of reviewing are determined with orders and quantity of manuscripts sent to the editorship.
Positive reviews, which assure the possibility of publishing of the articles, are made public on the sittings of International Editorial Council and Editorship.
Terms of reviewing of the article are from the day the article was got for reviewing and are from one until two months.
Scientific Articles Review Procedure: