ISSN 1608-4039 (Print)
ISSN 1680-9505 (Online)

Procedures for Reviewing Manuscripts

 Procedure of review of manuscripts submitted to Elektrokhimicheskaya Energetica (Electrochemical Energetics)

 1. A manuscript is accepted for consideration only if it meets all the requirements of Elektrokhimicheskaya Energetica (Electrochemical Energetics).

2. Manuscripts submitted are subject to reviewing.Type of review: one-sided, blind.

Manuscript review forms:

- internal (reviewing manuscripts by the Editorial Board members);

- external (reviewing manuscripts by leading experts in the branch).

The executive secretary evaluates the correspondence of a manuscript to the profile of the journal, to the requirements, and sends it for review to a specialist (Doctor or PhD) having the scientific specialization closest to the manuscript theme.

The reviewer may be a member of the editorial board or an external reviewer.

All the reviewers are acknowledged experts in the sphere to which the article is dedicated, and have been publishing articles on the corresponding topic for the last 3 years.

3. The reviewer should review the manuscript within 2 weeks of receipt and send a reasoned refusal from reviewing or a review to the editor (by e-mail or mail).

The review should be dealt with the following issues:

- whether the content of the manuscript corresponds to the topic stated in the title;

- how much the manuscript is consistent with modern achievements of scientific and theoretical thought;

- whether the text is available to the readers for which it is designed, in terms of language, style, the arrangement of the material, etc .

- is it appropriate to publish the manuscript in view of the literature previously issued on this subject;

- what exactly are the positive aspects and disadvantages of the manuscript, what corrections and additions need to be made by the author;

- a conclusion about the possibility of publication of this manuscript in the journal: "recommended," "recommended after revision" or "not recommended" for publication in Electrochemical Power Engineering.

4. Upon receipt of all reviews, a decision on publication is made.

If the manuscript can be published after revision, recommendations for improvement should be provided, if the manuscript is not accepted for publication, the reasons for such a decision should be given.

A manuscript submitted by the author to the editor after revision is processed in general terms. The date of receipt of the new version of the manuscript is filed.

In case of rejection, the Editorial board sends a reasoned refusal to the author.

No manuscript rejected by the reviewer can be reconsidered. A negative review is sent to the author by e-mail, fax or regular mail.

The presence of a positive review is not sufficient for publication. The final decision on publication is made by Editor-in-chief.

After deciding on publication the executive secretary informs the author and indicates the date of publication.

5. Reviews are stored at the Editorial Board office for at least five years.


The Editorial Board sends copies of reviews to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation upon request.