How do I respond to an invitation to review in EVISE®?
Last updated on 03/21/2017 8:53 PM
To accept or decline an invitation to review in EVISE® you are required to:
● Have been invited to review by the Handling Editor (you will receive an email notification).
● Respond before the Editor makes a decision on the paper, or the review invitation becomes inactive.
Follow these steps to respond to an invitation to review in EVISE® via the invitation email:
1. Open the invitation to review email you received.
2. Here you are given the manuscript title and abstract. When ready to respond, click on the relevant link in the email:
○ To accept, click either 'Accept' (if you have an EVISE® account) or 'Register to Accept'. If you are not yet registered in EVISE®, you will be prompted to register. Please ensure you register to EVISE® with the e-mail address you received the invitation to, otherwise you will not be able to access the manuscript to review. If you have registered with a different email address, please contact us using one of the contact options below, and we'll cancel the original review invitationand send a new one to your registered e-mail address.
○ To decline, click 'Decline'. You will be directed to the 'Decline to Review Manuscript' page, and asked to choose a reason from the drop-down menu.
○ If you have accepted the review, you will receive a confirmation message from which you will be able to access the reviewer PDF.
○ Sign in to EVISE® to download the manuscript and submit your review.
Follow these steps to respond to an invitation to review in EVISE® via your EVISE® homepage:
Please note: Do not click the ‘Back’ or ‘Forward’ buttons on your browser at any time when signed into EVISE®. If you do so, you will be logged out and will need to sign back in, potentially losing any unsaved work.
1. Sign in to EVISE®.
2. Locate the relevant manuscript under the heading 'My Pending Review Invitations'.
3. Click on the manuscript title to view the reviewer invitation.
4. Click 'Accept' or 'Decline' as required.
After completing these steps:
• The Editor is notified of your response to the invitation.
• If accepted, the review appears under 'My Review Assignments' on your homepage, where you can download the manuscript and submit your review.