Guidelines for reviewing

  1. Manuscripts are submitted and circulate electronically via the editorial panel accessible on the journal website:
  2. The Editorial Board of the “Komunikaty Mazursko-Warmińskie ("Masuro-⁠Warmian Bulletin”) undertakes a preliminary analysis of submitted manuscripts suitability and assigns external reviewers (external reviewers may also be suggested by the author).
  3. After receiving an opinion of the thematic editor, the secretary sends the manuscript for review. The review is carried out in writing and in accordance with the "Double blind" principle (in accordance with the template) normally within 30 days.
  4. Upon receipt of the review, the secretary sends it to the editor and to the opinionating thematic editor. The editor’s decision on rejecting the manuscript, accepting it for publication or sending it back for revisions is based on the review results.
  5. The secretary informs the author about the editorial decision. If the text needs to be corrected, the reviewer’s text is sent to the author. The maximum time for the correction of the text is 14 days.
  6. After returning the corrected text by the author, the editor decides whether a new review, a printing qualification or a rejection is necessary. In the event of a new review, the editorial board select the reviewer. The review time for the revised version of the work is usually 14 days.
  7. On the basis of a further review, the editor decides whether to accept or reject the text for printing. The secretary informs the author of the editorial board decision.
  8. Accepted and reviewed texts are assigned by the editor to the individual issues of the “Komunikaty Mazursko-Warmińskie ("Masuro-⁠Warmian Bulletin”) based on the opinion of the editors and the secretary. After acceptance of the text, the authors receive and sign the publishing contract.
  9. The secretary’s task is to send the corrected texts and to supervise the submission of amendments.
  10. In case of dispute, the editor shall contact the parties and decide.
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