GUIDELINES FOR REVIEW OF ARTICLES FOR THE JOURNAL OF THE BCTS
How relevant is the topic to the mission of the BCTS?
a. Very relevant/central
c. Not relevant
How clearly is the author’s thesis articulated? Do the various parts of the paper flow well? Are there areas that need more work – i.e., areas that are not very clear, or whose relevance to the thesis isn’t clearly articulated? Are there areas that need further development?
Does the author back up his/her thesis with appropriate research, and is that research clearly documented? Are there places where additional citations are needed?
4. Citation Style
Does the author use Chicago citation style? Are the citations consistent and correct? Is there a “Works Cited” page, and are the entries complete and formatted correctly?
What do you recommend for this article?
a. Recommend publish w/o revision
b. Recommend publish with minor revisions
c. Recommend revise/resubmit with major revisions
d. Recommend reject