Peer Review Queries

How long does peer review take?
The timeline for the peer review process varies for each manuscript depending on the length of time needed to secure a review team and the efficiency of the...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:31 PM
Can I recommend reviewers?
Sage Open follows a double-anonymized peer review, so we do not accept reviewer recommendations.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:32 PM
What happens after I submit my article?
Initial Checks: When articles are submitted, we check them for scope, language quality, plagiarism, number of references (usually at least 10-15), age of re...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:32 PM
Can I receive credit for reviewing for Sage Open?
Yes! We offer credit via Publons (be sure to check this box when completing your review). We also can provide you with an official certificate acknowledging...
Tue, 13 Jun, 2023 at 7:32 PM
Can I include citation recommendations in my review?
As per COPE guidelines, reviewers should not suggest that authors include citations of the reviewer’s work merely to increase their citation count or to enh...
Fri, 16 Dec, 2022 at 11:59 PM