The role of a reviewer for CJChE
Reviewing requires the investment of time and a certain skill set. Before you decide to accept a request to review, you might want to know more about the peer review process and how to conduct a review. You can also check out some of the free e-learning modules, tools and resources on Elsevier Researcher Academy.
Evaluation of Manuscript according to
1. Is the subject of the paper consistent with the scope of the journal?
2. As far as you know, has this material been published before in English?
3. Does the scientific content justify the space it will occupy?
4. Can any parts of the paper be shortened or omitted without loss of scientific content?
5. Are there any errors of fact or logic?
6. Are all the figures necessary?
7. Is the number of significant figures in the tables justified?
8. If the paper contains graphs and tables based on the same data is it necessary to include both?
9. Does the summary (normally 50-150 words) bring out the main points of the paper?
10. Is the title suitable and adequate?
11. Are the literature references adequate and publicly accessible? If not, please give details.
12. The paper is likely to be read and cited by other researchers.
Please expand on the above, evaluating novelty, value of the technical contribution, correctness, and
relevance to process control. Include specific suggestions for improvement.