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Atla Open Press: Assigning Reviewers

This guide provides information for authors, prospective authors, readers and editors of the publications of Atla Open Press


  1. Once an article has been sent to review, the editor receives a notification that reviewers need to be assigned:
  2. The editor clicks Add Reviewer. This opens a new panel in which reviewers can be selected from a list of registered users or a new reviewer profile can be created. Clicking the blue drop-down arrows on the right displays additional information, including the reviewers’ interests, review history, and any editorial notes. After making an appropriate selection, the editor clicks Select Reviewer.
  3. This opens a new panel in which the editor can write a message to the reviewer, set a deadline for receipt of the review, indicate the file to be reviewed, and specify the type of review to be performed.
  4. If a double-blind review is selected, the editor should double-check that all files for review have been stripped of identifying information.
  5. The editor clicks Add Reviewer.
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