All manuscripts submitted are reviewed by the editor-in-chief to ensure that they meet the
mission of the journal and the editorial board goals. If the manuscript is considered to meet the qualities
set, then, the manuscript is sent for review to a member of the relevant editorial board. The handling
editor is constituted to use his expertise to decide whether the manuscript will be peer-reviewed. If the
manuscript is accepted, then it is sent to two peer reviewers who are experts in their field and aware of
the ongoing research. Peer reviewers send their evaluations and recommendations to the handling
editor. The handling editor will contact the author(s) informing them whether the manuscript is
accepted or rejected and if any alterations need to be made. In addition, he sets a deadline for
resubmission, with consideration to the changes that need to be made. Reviewers evaluate the
resubmitted manuscript and decide whether the required changes were made or if it will be rejected. In
the first case, they inform the handling editor who then informs the editor-in-chief. The editor-in-chief
will take the final decision whether to accept or reject the manuscript. The decision is taken with
consideration of the importance of the work to different communities, that of researchers and that of

Unical Online Journal employs a single blind review model. This means that the names of the
peer-reviewers are not disclosed to the author(s); however, the names of the authors are disclosed to
the peer-reviewers.