Peer Review Process

International Journal of Digital Entrepreneurship and Business adopts a double-blind review process closely monitored by the editors. Editors undertake editorial reviews to assess the quality and type of submission before sending it to the review process. Manuscripts must meet the scientific standards or be out of the journal's scope to be considered for review. Editors will also check the readability and grammatical usage and may ask for resubmission if papers don’t meet the necessary guidelines. The manuscript editor will most likely decide within a day or two. The editor will then contact the corresponding author with the decision.


The entire review process of the articles submitted to IDEB is done online and digitally through OJS (Open Journal System). Authors must use the online submission system on our journal’s website to submit their manuscripts. All efforts are utilized to complete the entire process within two months from submission, with the first decision, on average, done within 7 days to inform the article's status.


Submission & Peer Review Process (Key Steps)

  • Author submits all required materials, including filling up the necessary information on the journal’s online system (OJS).
  • The submitted article is desk-checked by the editor(s) regarding whether it is within the journal's broader scope and has sufficient merit. Editor(s) also pay attention to the readability, grammar, similarity index (maximum 30%), and usage before considering formally initiating the review process. The author will be informed quickly if their paper is rejected at this stage.
  • After initial approval by the editor, the Completed submission is sent out to two anonymous reviewers (one internal and one external).
  • Reviewers review the article and return it to the editorial office with their feedback and score for processing via OJS.
  • After initial review, Editor-in-Chief releases review comments to authors if the article is to be considered for publication.
  • Authors are asked to respond to reviewers and make necessary corrections.
  • If required, the article is re-reviewed based on the initial reviewer(s) recommendations.
  • Editor-in-Chief may accept, reject, accept with minor alterations, or send out for the third review.
  • If accepted, the author must submit the final version.
  • Article is published in IDEB.