7. Writing the Review
Here are some key points to remember when preparing your review:
- Provide a summary of the topic of the paper and major conclusions.
- Give your overall assessment of the manuscript’s significance, breadth, and fit.
- A synthesis of the most critical aspects of the manuscript that should influence the manuscript decision
- Use separate paragraphs or numbered comments to identify issues.
- Ensure all critiques are well-supported by evidence, and are followed up with specific suggestions to authors to improve the manuscript.
- Miscellaneous remarks which are not significant criticism of the paper can be included at the end of the review.
- Your recommendation to the Editors should be explained in your conclusion.