Instructions for reviews

Requirements reviews

All scientific articles submitted to the editorial board of the journal "Information Technologies and Telecommunications" are subject to mandatory one-sided anonymous ("blind") examination (the authors of the manuscript do not know the reviewers and receive a letter with comments signed by the editor of the journal "Information Technologies and Telecommunications").

The work on reviewing the manuscript begins from the day when the editorial office receives the full set of materials and accepts the offer to publish the manuscript of a scientific article.

An article is considered received by the editorial board if it is submitted in a complete form and is designed in accordance with the requirements established by the Rules for submitting a Manuscript for Publication.

If the author(s) has a review from a person with a Doctor of science degree on the subject of the article, who is not related to the author (s) by any obligations, including joint work, the article is reviewed by the scientific editor, and the review submitted by the author(s) does not guarantee the unconditional inclusion of the manuscript in the issue.

The reviewer may give an opinion in any other written form. In this case, the review should include the following information.

  • originality of the paper, novelty of the received results;
  • completeness and correctness of the representation problem in the literature review;
  • relevance of the topic;
  • the current state of the question;
  • clarity of goals and objectives, their correspondence to the presented factual material;
  • detailed description of materials and methods of research;
  • the adequacy of the choice of research methods;
  • the adequacy of the analysis of the research results or experimental data;
  • results correspond to the objectives of the study;
  • a critical evaluation of the obtained data, taking into account the comparison with the papers of other authors;
  • the validity of the findings;
  • the scientific value of the research results;
  • the practical significance of the results;
  • clarity of presentation (tables, figures);
  • comparison of own data with literature data;
  • contains references to all important publications on the topic;
  • the correctness of the borrowing materials and the absence of plagiarism;
  • quality and volume;
  • the paper complies with ethical standards.


The reviewer prepares and submits to the editorial board in writing a detailed review that contains:

1. relevance of the issues under consideration;

2. scientific novelty of the proposed solutions (in the articles of applicants for academic degrees and titles;

3. critical review of the article (including comments and suggestions for their elimination;

4. determining the possibility of publishing an article in the journal. If publication is not possible, a reasoned refusal is reflected in the review;

5. signature and date of review.

In the presence of the reviewer's comments and recommendations on the revision of the manuscript, the latter is returned to the author for making edits, in case of a positive review and making corrections determined by the reviewer, eliminating comments, etc. the author is given the opportunity to publish the manuscript.

The original reviews are kept in the publishing house and in the editorial office of the journal for 5 years. The Editorial Board undertakes to send copies of reviews to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation upon receipt of a corresponding request to the editorial office of the publication. All manuscripts undergo a two-stage (automatic and manual) plagiarism check. All bibliography given in the list of references is checked by the bibliographer. The presence of sources for "cheating" IF entails an unconditional refusal to publish.