The components of Portable Peer Review

Portable peer review services work in tandem with journal editors, allowing the latter to notify authors that the peer review offered by the former is welcome by certain journals. Some journals have initiated the practice of accepting manuscripts that were rejected by higher impact journals if they come along with an original review, a revised manuscript and the author’s rebuttal with respect to their submission package.

Portable peer review services intend to improve the quality of reviews and simultaneously reduce redundancy.

A portable peer review involves the following stages: