Tag: Peer Review Week

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

September 21, 2016

I&EC Research Presents Excellence in Review Awards for 2016

By Phillip E. Savage

This editorial originally appeared in Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. In conjunction with Peer Review Week 2016 (yes, there is such a thing), which is September 19−25, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research is delighted to announce its first set of Excellence in Review Awards. The peer review system has long been part of the formal […]

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September 16, 2016

What It’s Like to Be an ACS Publications Reviewer

By Katherine Stevens

Reviewers are essential to the success of any scientific journal. During Peer Review Week each year, we set aside a little time to thank those who make important contributions to chemistry research by reviewing papers for ACS Publications journals. As part of our Peer Review Week celebration, we reached out to three of our most […]

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October 2, 2015

A Contest to Honor Our Reviewers

By Katherine Stevens

To celebrate the inaugural Peer Review Week, ACS Publications wants to thank our reviewers for their contributions to the advancement of science. Peer review is a vital aspect of scientific publication, and there is no better way to maintain high standards of quality that to have papers evaluated by experts.During the month of October, anyone […]

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September 28, 2015

How to Respond to Reviewer Comments

By Sarah Sarber

In an earlier blog post, we talked about what reviewers can do to provide useful, high-quality reviews. We turn now to some recommendations on how you, as an author, should respond to reviewer comments. Anatomy of a thorough and high-quality response A high-quality response shows the editor that you have thoughtfully considered reviewer comments. It […]

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September 28, 2015

What Makes a Good Review?

By Sarah Sarber

In a previous blog post, we discussed what you can do to become a reviewer.  Once you become a reviewer, you should understand how to provide a thorough, first-rate review. Anatomy of a useful and high-quality review A high-quality review is useful to both the editor and the author. It should include: A brief summary […]

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September 28, 2015

How to Become a Reviewer

By Jamie Liu

One question that ACS editors and staff are asked regularly is, “How do I become a reviewer?” We love being asked this question, because great reviewers are just as important to the publication of reproducible, relevant research as great authors are. In order to be selected as a reviewer, you should: Have broad knowledge and […]

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