ER Publications follows an effective peer review process for the evaluation of the manuscripts submitted to the journals of ER Publications. We follow the basic concept that a larger and more diverse group of people will usually find more weaknesses and errors in a work or performance and will be able to make a more impartial evaluation of it than will just the person or group responsible for creating the work or performance.
Peer review is the evaluation of creative work or performance by other people in the same field in order to maintain or enhance the quality of the work or performance in that field. It requires a community of experts in a given field, who are qualified and able to perform impartial review. Impartial review, especially of work in less narrowly defined or inter-disciplinary fields may be difficult to accomplish; and the significance (good or bad) of an idea may never be widely appreciated among its contemporaries.
Peer review helps maintain and enhance quality both directly by detecting weaknesses and mistakes in specific works and functioning and indirectly by putting up a basis for making decisions about accolades and penalty that can provide a powerful incentive to achieve excellence. These accolades and penalties are related to prestige, publication, research grants, employment, compensation, advancement and disciplinary action.
ER Publications follows a strict blind peer-review system in which the reviewers are not aware of the identities of the authors of the papers which are being sent to them for review. This policy is a recent rectification to the former set of guidelines so as to prevent any sort of discrimination. The ERP reviewers are selected after exhaustive screening process.
All the authors will have a right to privacy that should not be infringed without informed consent. Identifying information, including patients' names, initials, or hospital numbers, will not be published in written descriptions, photographs, and pedigrees unless the information is essential for scientific purposes and the author (or parent or guardian) gives written informed consent for publication.
Identifying details will be omitted if they are not essential. If identifying characteristics are changed to protect anonymity, such as in genetic pedigrees, authors should provide assurance that alterations do not distort scientific meaning.
The requirement for informed consent or copyright form has been included in the journal's instructions for authors. When informed consent will be obtained it could be indicated in the published article.
ER Publications team invites applications from potential reviewers. However, the managing editor also individually contacts and invites skilled individuals to join the esteemed board of ERP reviewers. A manuscript submitted to any of the journals of ER Publications is reviewed within 7-10 days on an average due to our strong reviewer panel.
To become a member of our Reviewer Panel, the potential candidates can send their updated CV to the Editor-in-Chief by mailing at: