Ethics in Peer Review

Peer review is a system based on trust. Each party relies on the others to operate professionally, ethically, and confidentially. Learn about the ethical responsibilities of the reviewer, the author, and the publication during peer review.

Responsibilities of the Reviewer

Responsibilities of the Author

Learn more about the author’s responsibilities during peer review.

Responsibilities of the Publication

The publication’s responsibilities may be fulfilled by a journal Editor or Associate Editor.

Learn more about the editor’s responsibilities during peer review.

Any questions from authors or reviewers about the peer review process should be directed to the Editor.