|Policy on reviewing papers
intended for publication in BPS
Following the guidelines
issued by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2011), every
paper submitted to the BPS is subject to a double-blind review process.
The reviewing procedure adopted by the BPS is consistent with the basic
guidelines issued by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education
The review questionnaire
contains the following questions:
Is the content of the
paper appropriate for the BPS profile?
Does the paper bring
any new information?
Does the title clearly
reflect the paper content?
Is the layout of the
paper clear and does it conform to generally accepted standards?
Are the methods applied
in the paper up-to-date and clearly set out?
Do interpretations and
conclusions follow from arguments presented in the paper?
Are all figures and tables
necessary to present the intended content, are they correctly designed
and of sufficient graphic quality?
Are references to the
literature on the subject appropriate and adequate for the current state
Are there any parts of
the paper that should be expanded, elaborated or shortened?
Does the script require
any language improvements?
A reviewer is asked to choose
one of the following options:
Accept. Minor corrections
Accept. Major corrections
After corrections are introduced,
the paper should be sent back to the reviewer.
The paper is not fit for