3. Peer-review process and responsibilities of reviewers

  1. All reviewing judgments shall be objective;
  2. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate;
  3. Reviewed articles shall be treated confidentially;
  4. Reviewers shall have no conflict of interest with respect to reviewed articles;
  5. Reviewers shall point out relevant published work which is not yet cited;
  6. Editors publishing in their own journal must not exploit their position (the process of peer review must be handled independently of the author);
  7. Reviewers shall assess the manuscript in a timely manner;
  8. For further information concerning the responsibilities of reviewers see for example the Reviewing Procedure Flowchart for our journals Folklore. Electronic Journal of Folklore and Mäetagused.