Published articles in peer-reviewed journals serve as critical components in the development of an organized and respected system of knowledge. Peer review is an essential component in maintaining high standards in academic publication. Single-blind peer review is used to evaluate manuscripts submitted for publication in DAAM. The identities of the reviewers are not revealed to the author in this type of review.
All contributions will be initially assessed by the editor for suitability for the journal. Papers deemed suitable are then typically sent to a minimum of two independent expert reviewers to assess the scientific quality of the paper. The Editor is responsible for the final decision regarding the acceptance or rejection of articles. The Editor's decision is final. Editors are not involved in decisions about papers that they have written themselves or have been written by family members or colleagues or which relate to products or services in which the editor has an interest. Any such submission is subject to all the journal's usual procedures, with peer review handled independently of the relevant section editors.
Independent Reviewers are asked to evaluate the quality of the manuscript and to provide a recommendation on whether a manuscript can be accepted, requires revisions, or should be rejected. Peer review of a submitted manuscript is carried out while keeping in mind the scope of the manuscript as well as the expertise of the reviewers involved. Manuscripts are forwarded for evaluation to Editor-in-Chief and Section Editors as well as external reviewers to check:
Originality: Submitted manuscript should be original and have the quality to contribute to the respective field of research.
Significance: Results should be interpreted appropriately and significantly. Conclusions must be justified and supported by the results.
Layout and Format: The formatting of the manuscript should be according to the Author Guidelines.
Interest to the Readers: The manuscript should fall within the scope of the journal.
English Level: The English language must be appropriate and understandable.
Overall Merit: Overall benefit of publishing the paper.