Review and publication process


Step 1: Receive and check the initial quality of the article

After the author submits the article (on the Journal's online system), the Editorial Board will conduct a preliminary appraisal of the article's suitability with the principles, purposes, scope and format of presentation present articles according to the Journal's regulations. At the same time, check information about authorship, competing interests, research ethics and plagiarism (checked with iThenricate with an overlap rate of no more than 25%). This examination is to ensure fairness and thoroughly evaluate the author's research work. If the article does not meet the requirements, it will be sent back to the author for editing or a notice of refusal to accept if the article is of low quality and cannot be edited.

Step 2: Preliminary assessment by the Editorial Board and proposed list of reviewers

After going through Step 1, the article will be commented on by members of the Journal's Editorial Board. If the article meets the standards, the Editorial Board member will propose at least 2 experts who are knowledgeable in the article's field and have published scientific works in related fields to review the article. Authors can also suggest reviewers for the article, but the Journal will not necessarily select these experts but will only consider them as reference suggestions. Authors can also nominate up to three individuals/laboratories who should not review the article, these exclusions will be respected. This is a closed review process, so neither the author nor the reviewer will know each other's information.

Step 3: The editor-in-chief approves the list of articles and expert reviewers

After the Editorial Board issues a list of scientific articles that meet the requirements and a detailed review list for each scientific article. The Editor-in-Chief will be responsible for checking and approving the list of articles and expert reviewers.
If the article is not approved, the Author will have to edit the article according to the opinion of the Editor-in-Chief then continue the process from Step 1.

If the review is not approved, the Editorial Board will have to look for a new reviewer until the article and review are approved.

Step 4: Send to reviewer

Each article must go through at least 1 round of review. Reviewers will evaluate the technical correctness and scientific value of the article's research methods, analysis and explanations. All must be appropriate, accurate in terms of data and comply with research ethics regulations. Reviewers will send Comment Forms and suggestions and assessments according to the Journal's evaluation form to the Editorial Board through the Journal's online system.
* If the Reviewer's decision is to accept the article for publication without editing, the article will be compiled and sent to the Editor-in-Chief for approval.

* If the Reviewer's decision is to accept the article for publication and no editing is required, the article will be compiled and sent to the Editor-in-Chief for approval.

* If the Reviewer's decision is to request the author to edit the article and review it after editing, the author within a specific time (according to the journal's regulations) needs to edit the article according to the reviewer's, then resubmit the edited article, accompanied by an explanation, which points out each edited point and changes in the article. If the edited article meets the requirements, it will be approved and a list will be compiled and sent to the Editor-in-Chief for approval.

* If the article is rejected for publication: The decision to refuse publication of the article may occur if the Reviewer decides that the article is not suitable for publication in the Journal. Articles that have not been approved for publication will be compiled and sent to the Editor-in-Chief for the final decision.

Step 5: Publish

After receiving the list of scientific articles and review opinions, the Editor-in-Chief will decide to publish the article based on the reviewer's evaluation. The editor-in-chief has the right to request the author to make further edits or send additional reviewers to the article if necessary.

Articles that are not approved for publication if the author has clear evidence that the decision on the article was influenced by scientific misunderstanding or prejudiced evaluation may request a review by the Editorial Board. If during that time, the Journal has to process many submitted articles and must focus on ensuring quality and progress of publishing processes, then reviewing this article will not be given the same priority as other articles. The article will be published in cases where the Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board of the Journal are convinced by evidence that the original decision was flawed (e.g., a reviewer made a significant error in reviewing the content) content of the article or has a clear bias towards the content and viewpoint of the article) and the article is approved by other reviewers. The final decision will be made by the Editor-in-Chief.

Step 6: Edit the manuscript

The list of scientific articles that have completed the review process and have been approved for publication by the Editor-in-Chief will be received by the Editor and reviewed for content (spelling errors, format, form, etc.)

After the article has completed the editing process, the author will receive a draft before posting, to carefully check the content and accuracy of the article during the editing process. At this stage, authors are only allowed to make changes to the title of the article, list of authors or scientific errors, and all these modifications must be approved by the Editorial Board.

The journal will notify the author about the publication of the article and issue a certificate of publication to the author/author group (if necessary).

The final completed manuscript will be sent to the Editorial Board for final review before submitting for publication.

Step 7: Publish

After completing all the above steps, the Journal will publish the scientific article and will notify the author via email or notice on the Journal's online system.

*All edits and requests to change information of the article after it has been published, the author must explain specifically and will be considered and decided by the Editorial Board.