Submitted manuscripts are reviewed for originality, significance, adequacy of documentation, reader interest and composition.
- In the event that a journal's editors are made aware of any allegation of research misconduct relating to a published article in their journal, the publisher or editor shall follow COPE's guidelines (or equivalent) in dealing with allegations.
Manuscripts not submitted according to instructions will be returned to the author for correction prior to the beginning of the processing. All manuscripts are subject to a similarity check using the Turnitin service, and articles exceeding the limit of 10%, and the single similarity sources must be and less than 3% are returned for clarification and/or correction. Revised manuscripts are judged on the adequacy of responses to suggestions and criticisms made during the initial review. Manuscripts are then forwarded to two external peer reviewers and statistical reviewers. This process is double-blinded. Each manuscript will further be checked for technical, epidemiological, statistical, and ethical and language corrections.
All parts of accepted manuscripts are subject to editing for scientific accuracy and clarity by the office of the Editor. The editorial board of GMSSRJ holds the right to a final decision of accepting or rejecting any article from publications in the journal at all stages.