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Journal of Environmental Accounting and Management
Zhifeng Yang (editor), Sergio Ulgiati (editor)
Zhifeng Yang (editor)

School of Environment Beijing Normal University Beijing 100875, China

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Sergio Ulgiati (editor)

Department of Sciences for the Environment Parthenope University of Napoli Centro Direzionale, Isola C4. 80143 Napoli, Italy

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Reviewer Selection Guideline for Journal Reviewing Process

From the journal bylaws, reviewers for submitted manuscript of the Journal of Environmental Accounting and Management are selected by the journal Editors and Publications. General guidelines for selection are:

  1. Potential reviewer must be nominated by the established scientists (or advisory board members) in the corresponding fields. Nominated reviewers must be approved by the editor of the Journal.
  2. Potential reviewers should be very good at the corresponding areas or fields. S/he should have a profound understanding of materials for reviewing, and s/he must be actively involved in research/teaching within the past two (2) years when nominated.
  3. Nominated Reviewer must demonstrate individual expertise in the field related to that Journal and Publication, with minimum requirement of
    • A related Doctoral Level Degree with at least two years of research experience in the related field.
    • S/he must be familiar with current development of respective scientific fields.
  4. Nominated Reviewer must present evidence to show his/her outstanding status in respective research field. Acceptable evidence includes:
    • At least two recent publications in internationally circulated Journals or Periodicals that are leading publications in the related scientific field;
    • A reference letter from independent personnel with plausible credentials, including but not limited to: tenured professors of university in United States; scientists from Research and Development departments of industry research; research personnel from government agencies and laboratories; and other accredited institutions of such nature.
    • Prior review experiences for other journals, periodicals and conferences held by accredited professional associations or societies.

Final decision of selection is the responsibility of Editor-in-Chief for the journal. Criteria provided in this guideline only serves as minimal requirement for the selection of a reviewer. Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Environmental Accounting and Management should consider other facts regarding its particular field and nominated reviewer in deciding whether to accept the nomination or not.