Anyone with skills and understanding in the field of Tissue Viability can become a peer reviewer, whether you are a nurse, allied health professional, researcher or academic
About the Journal of Tissue Viability (JTV)
Did you know that as part of your membership with the Society of Tissue Viability, you get free quarterly copies of the Journal of Tissue Viability?
The Journal of Tissue Viability has an Impact Factor (a measure of importance or rank of a journal) of 3.374, ranking it 13 out of 125 for all Nursing journals. The peer review process is essential in ensuring that only original articles of the highest quality are published in the Journal of Tissue Viability.
What are the benefits to becoming a peer reviewer of the JTV?
Elsevier (publisher of the Journal of Tissue Viability) have a reviewer recognition programme to thank you for your time as a peer reviewer, this includes:
- A personalised profile page on Elsevier’s Reviewers Hub, documenting your review history and review certificates
- 30 days’ complimentary access to Scopus and Science direct for every paper you review
What is a peer reviewer?
As the name suggests – peers who critically review papers submitted to the journal.
Who can become a peer reviewer for the Journal of Tissue Viability?
Anyone with skills and understanding in the field of Tissue Viability, whether you are a nurse, allied health professional, researcher or academic. When you become a peer reviewer you can nominate your clinical or research areas of expertise so you will only be asked to review papers that match your expertise.
Will I receive any training to become a peer reviewer?
There are free eLearning modules provided through the Elsevier Researcher Academy.
I’m really busy in my job, how much time will it take?
Generally reviewers will be called upon a couple of times per year, and a timescale of 2-3 weeks is given to complete the peer review, although in some cases this time scale can be negotiated with the editor. If selected, you choose whether or not to review the article and can indicate if you are not available at that time, or if the paper does not match your expertise.
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Piece written by Clare Greenwood, Associate Editor of JTV