Peer Review Guidelines

All manuscripts to TJOS undergo serious preliminary examination. A single-sided blindness system is applied throughout the process. The authors cannot access the information of the referees who evaluated their submissions. The referee review procedure applied by our journal is as follows:

  • In order to prioritize scientific values ??and ethical issues, the articles are first reviewed by the journal editors in terms of their English presentation.
  • The manuscripts submitted to the journal are checked for plagiarism by the journal editor. Review processes are initiated for manuscripts that are suitable in terms of similarity rate.
  • If deemed appropriate by the editor, the article is assigned to an appropriate field editor and the field editor invites the referees to review the article.
  • After the final referee reports are received, the field editor makes the first decision about the article in the form of "accept", "revision" or "reject".
  • After receiving a revision with answers and explanations to the referee's comments, the field editor makes the final decision about the article in consultation with the referees. To be accepted, the field editor must confirm the quality of the article and its contribution to the fields with definitive reports.
  • After the publication of the articles, correction and retraction requests from the authors or readers can be evaluated by the editorial board, and if deemed appropriate, correction or withdrawal can be made.

In order to make the article process accurate and systematic, a review report form (template) has been prepared. While reviewing the article, the referee should decide by focusing on both the scientific aspect of the article and the quality of the presentation. In addition, the referee should aim to contribute by using constructive comments towards the authors and the article. This process aims to provide a fair, rapid, comprehensive and comparable evaluation of the article.

TJOS guarantees the highest standards of publishing ethics. In this context, it takes publication errors and conflicts of interest seriously. In addition, TJOS editors and referees must explain conflicts of interest with their justifications.

The review process is conducted in strict confidentiality. For whatever reason, referees should not use or benefit from any information before the article is published.

We believe that the correct execution of the writing process adds an important service to both the authors and the scientific community.