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Assessment Criteria

Chapter:
Editorial Assessment and Processing
Author(s):

Richard M. Glass

Two major criteria are central to the evaluation of manuscripts submitted for publication: importance and quality. Importance involves an assessment of whether the work • Represents a scientific advance (recognizing that individual articles usually convey only small advances)• Has clinical relevance (if the journal is to be read and the information used by practicing clinicians)• Presents new information• Will be of interest to readersAn additional component of importance is editorial priority, a composite judgment made by the editor regarding the value of a particular submission relative to other submissions under evaluation at the same time, weighed in the context of

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