Writing a Reviewer's Report

  • Summarize the article in a short paragraph. Write a brief conclusion about whether the manuscript is suitable for publishing in Veterinarski arhiv and whether it has been written according to the Instructions for Authors.
  • Provide your main impressions of the article, including whether it is novel and interesting, whether it has sufficient impact and adds to the knowledge base.
  • Provide specific comments and suggestions, including regarding the layout and format, Title, Abstract, Introduction, Method and methods (statistical errors), Results, Discussion, Conclusions, the language and References.
  • Provide your recommendation. When you make a recommendation, it is worth considering the categories the editor most likely uses for classifying the article: Reject (explain reasons in your report), accept without revision, revision - either major or minor (explain the revision that is required, and indicate to the editor whether or not you would be happy to review the revised article).