Abstract blind review

Individuals who have been set up as a blind reviewer will be able to make a recommendation to the master review panel to either accept or decline the abstracts allocated to him or her. The procedure for adding a blind review is:

(1) Activate your account

If you do not have a reviewer log in account, you will receive an email invitation. You need to activate your account by following the link and setting your password.

(2) Log in

Log in on the abstract submission system with your user account details at www.abstractwiz.co.za

(3) Access your review list

Click on ‘My review list’ in the top menu in order to view a list of all the abstracts allocated to you.

(4) Open the abstract submission

For each abstract that has a required action of ‘Add review’ in the ‘Action required’ column, you may open the abstract by clicking on its title.

(5) Add your review

Review the contents of the abstract and add your rating and recommendation by clicking on the ‘Add abstract review’ button and completing the form.

 

Abstract final review

Individuals who have been set up as a master reviewer will be able to review an abstract by choosing from accept, decline, or send back for amendments. The procedure for performing a final review is:

(1) Activate your account

If you do not have a reviewer log in account, you will receive an email invitation. You need to activate your account by following the link and setting your password.

(2) Log in

Log in on the abstract submission system with your user account details at www.abstractwiz.co.za

(3) Access your review list

View the abstracts assigned to you by following ‘My Review List’ in the menu.

(4) Open the abstract submission

For each abstract that has a required action of ‘Make decision’ in the ‘Action required’ column, you may open the abstract by clicking on its title.

(5) Make the final decision

Review the contents of the abstract and any reviews that may have been added in making your decision by choosing from the following:

– Accept: Accept the abstract and choose the category and presentation method.

– Send back for amendments: Requires the author to make amendments. Remember to add instructions.

– Decline: Abstract will be declined.

 

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