Policy on the Refereeing System

Manuscripts should be submitted to the APJSBS by one of the authors of the research paper, who takes responsibility for the paper during submission and peer review. All papers are reviewed anonymously by the Editorial Board and must undergo the process double-blind review by internal and external referees identified by APJSBS. To ensure that there will be anonymity during the review process, authors will have to agree that names be temporarily removed from the byline as required by the Double-Blind Review System employed by APJSBS. Reviews from the independent referees will be the basis of editorial decisions on the publication of the articles