On-line version ISSN 2224-9435
J. S. Afr. Vet. Assoc. vol.83 n.1 Cape Town Jan. 2012
The Journal of the South African Veterinary Association recognises the value and importance of the peer reviewer in the overall publication process - not only in shaping the individual manuscript, but also in shaping the credibility and reputation of our journal.
We are committed to the timely publication of all original, innovative contributions submitted for publication. As such, the identification and selection of reviewers who have expertise and interest in the topics appropriate to each manuscript are essential elements in ensuring a timely, productive peer review process.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all reviewers who participated in 2012:
B. von Teichman
Flip van Schalkwyk
Geoffrey T. Fosgate
Graham L. Louw
Jan P. Myburgh
Johan W. Schneider
John Austin John Putteril
Joseph van Heerden
Liza du Plessis
Malan van Zyl
Mirinda Nel van Schoor
Moritz van Vuuren
Sarel van Amstel
Sheryl van Staden
Tarisai B. Dzikiti
We appreciate the time taken to perform your review successfully.
In an effort to facilitate the selection of appropriate peer reviewers for the Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, we ask that you take a moment to update your electronic portfolio on www.jsava.co.za for our files, allowing us better access to your areas of interest and expertise, in order to match reviewers with submitted manuscripts.
If you would like to become a reviewer, please visit the journal website and register as a reviewer.
To access your details on the website, you will need to follow these steps:
1. Log into the online journal at http://www.jsava.co.za
2. In your 'user home' [http://www.jsava.co.za/index.php/jsava/user] select 'edit my profile' under the heading 'my account' and insert all relevant details, bio statement and reviewing interest.
3. It is good practice as a reviewer to update your personal details regularly to ensure contact with you throughout your professional term as a reviewer to the Journal of the South African Veterinary Association.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require assistance in performing this task.
Tel: +27 (0)21 975 2602
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