How to answer an invitation?

The invited referee receives a message from the journal. It contains a deep-link to his account. He first needs to click on this link:

 

This leads to his account and he can choose if can evaluate the article or not.

  • If he wants to submit a report, he clicks on the “Accept Invitation” green button:

 

A pop-up window appears, the referee can see the due date for his report.

 

  • If he cannot evaluate the article (not enough time, not in his field), he clicks on the “Decline Invitation” yellow button:

 

 

A pop-up window appears, the referee is asked to provide a reason and he can suggest some name for an alternative referee.